AOL has just acquired Rally Up, the Santa Cruz-based mobile application company, we’ve learned. The 9-person team will become a part of AOL’s mobile group reporting to David Temkin, the head of mobile. No word on the price, but we hear it was less than $10 million.
Location based services like Foursquare, Gowalla and others are increasing in usage but there are definite privacy concerns with sharing your exact location with the world. Rally Up recently launched its location based social network via an iPhone app that only includes your “real friends” and emphasizes privacy as a main feature of the application. Today, Rally Up is bringing its application to… → Read More