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  • Path’s Talk App Gets Updated So You Can Send Messages To Places

    Path’s Talk App Gets Updated So You Can Send Messages To Places

    Path has released a new version of its messaging app that enables users to reach out to businesses via text. Path Talk version 1.1 has added a ‘Places’ tab alongside ‘Messages’ and ‘People’ so that users can ask questions and communicate with nearby businesses directly from within the app. Read More

  • Path Will Build An Apple Watch App, But Dave Morin Won’t Talk About Those Acquisition Rumors

    Path Will Build An Apple Watch App, But Dave Morin Won’t Talk About Those Acquisition Rumors

    Mobile social networking app Path was founded four years ago to help users connect and communicate with the people closest to them. But the startup is looking to branch into launching new apps and experiences, including building something for Apple’s upcoming wearable device. Read More

  • Someone Keeps Sending Us Fake Tips About Path

    Someone Keeps Sending Us Fake Tips About Path

    Someone very desperately wants TechCrunch to write about Path. Over the past few weeks, we’ve received over half a dozen tips about layoffs, visitors from China in the office, an Alibaba “partnership,” potential acquirers and more. The funny thing is, none of these things seem to be true. For starters, the company outright denies it – on the record. Other sources… Read More

  • Path’s Dave Morin Will Hit Up Disrupt SF 2014 To Talk About How Social Has Changed

    Path’s Dave Morin Will Hit Up Disrupt SF 2014 To Talk About How Social Has Changed

    As August sets in and the tech world goes on vacation, it signals the return of the best part of every year: TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014. This is the big show, folks. This is the main stage. And luckily, we’ll have a true star of the tech world up on our stage in the form of Path founder Dave Morin. Dave Morin built Path as a way to fundamentally change the way we do social media. The… Read More

  • Foursquare, Quora, Path: What Becomes Of The Underachievers?

    Foursquare, Quora, Path: What Becomes Of The Underachievers?

    Foursquare, Quora, Path. Each is (or was) a Valley darling; each has millions of loyal users; each has raised more than $50 million, albeit nontraditionally, and been valued at $400 million or more — and each has recently done something remarkable. Foursquare and Path pivoted, hard. Quora, bizarrely, joined Y Combinator. Are they flailing, or is there method to this madness? Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Pulp Friction

    Gillmor Gang: Pulp Friction

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — talk FirePhone and its impact on digital transactions in the material world. For starters, it’s not really a phone as much as an object recognition system that taps directly into the mainline of showteling. Just as mobile has “freed” us from our assigned desks, so too has the… Read More

  • Path Looks To Combine Commerce And Messaging With TalkTo Acquisition, Release Of New ‘Talk’ App

    Path Looks To Combine Commerce And Messaging With TalkTo Acquisition, Release Of New ‘Talk’ App

    It’s been a rough year for private social networking app Path. The company has seen disappointing growth in many major markets, layoffs, and the departure of some key execs over the last 12 months. But while Path has largely remained quiet, the company has been working on a plan behind the scenes to switch up its business. Today, Path is unveiling everything that it has been working… Read More

  • Path Finally Closes That Elusive Series C

    Path Finally Closes That Elusive Series C

    It’s been a bumpy road for Dave Morin’s Path, as manic rumors over the last year have pegged the “private” social network at once as the subject of lagging growth, shrinking staff and potential acquisitions, while at the same time raising a mega $50 million round at a $500 million valuation. Today, the company’s long path to a Series C appears to finally have come… Read More

  • Pinterest And Path To Battle Over Letter “P” Logo Trademark

    Pinterest And Path To Battle Over Letter “P” Logo Trademark

    Are the Path and Pinterest logos too similar? Path apparently thinks so. The mobile messaging startup is currently working to prevent Pinterest from acquiring the trademark to the letter “P” as a stylized design (like the one shown here, and below). The U.S. trademark office allowed Pinterest’s trademark registration on this proposed design mark, but recently Path asked for… Read More

  • Path Monetizes With A $14.99 Per Year Premium Subscription And Introduces Private Sharing

    Path Monetizes With A $14.99 Per Year Premium Subscription And Introduces Private Sharing

    ‘Private’ social network Path is getting a little more intimate, with new features that will allow its users to share moments with specific friends rather than everyone in their network. It’s also ramping up its monetization machine with a premium subscription service that will allow users to access all of its stickers and filters for $14.99 a year. Read More

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