Yardsellr, The “eBay For Facebook,” Becomes The Latest Casualty In Social & Local Commerce

In the fall of 2011, we caught up with social commerce startup, Yardsellr, which the founders claimed at the time had grown into a community of over 5 million people. The Facebook-based social commerc

NBC Shutters Hyper-Local News And Information Site EveryBlock After Failing To Find The Right Business Model

It's not easy trying to make money as a hyper-local network these days (just ask AOL's <a target="_blank" href="http://patch.com">Patch</a>), but in a surprising move, NBC just <a target="_blank" href

Rdio Recruits Star Designer Wilson Miner (Apple.com, EveryBlock)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/miner-146x200.jpg" width="146" height="200" />I wasn't kidding around when I wrote that <a href="http://rdio.com/">Rdio</a>, the latest <a hre

An App Contest For San Francisco

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/newsomshot-94x200.png" width="94" height="200" /> <i>This guest post was written by San Francisco Mayor <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki

MSNBC Picks Up Hyperlocal News Aggregator EveryBlock

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/everyblok-logo-215x53.png" width="215" height="53" /> Even though they haven't really found a big audience yet, hyperlocal news sites are bec

Calling All Coders: Journalism Schools Want You To Save The News Industry

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/hackers-on-flickr-photo-sharing-1-132x200.jpg" width="132" height="200" /> As newspapers struggle for viability, and media managers attempt t

EveryBlock Launches as Local News Aggregator for SF, NYC, and Chicago

EveryBlock launches today as a geographically-filtered news and data aggregation service for San Francisco, New York City, and Chicago. The site attempts to answer one deceptively simple question: &#8