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Shout Offers A New Take On Location-Based Social Networking By Ditching Anonymity

A new application called Shout is offering a twist on location-based mobile social networking, with a newly launched app that lets you post messages shared with those in your immediate vicinity, or ev

Event Networking App Bizzabo Raises $2.5M To Update Its Platform

Networking and event app Bizzabo has raised an additional $2.5 million in funding, the New York- and Israel-based startup announced today. Returning backers include Kaedan Capital, AfterDox and angel

Mobile Q&A App Jelly Now Lets You Ask Location-Based Questions Routed To Nearby Users

While the shine and novelty <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/01/22/jellys-novelty-wears-off-but-long-term-potential-for-a-mobile-lazyweb-remains/">quickly wore off</a> Twitter co-founder Bi

Ubimo, A Location-Based Mobile Audience Targeting Startup Founded By Ex-Googlers, Raises $2M Seed Round

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.ubimo.com/">Ubimo</a>, a startup that focuses on location-based mobile audience targeting, has raised a $2 million seed round led by <a target="_blank" href="http:/

Shopkick Adds In-App Purchases To Help Retailers Fight Amazon: ‘We Are The Anti-Amazon Coalition’

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.shopkick.com">Shopkick</a>, the <a target="_blank" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shopkick/id383298204?mt=8">iOS</a> and <a target="_blank" href="https://pla

Location-Sharing App Glympse Adds Groups, Calendar Integration To Eliminate All Those “I’m Running Late” Messages

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.glympse.com/">Glympse</a>, the location-sharing app which first debuted back in 2009, is still hanging in there. The app arrived at a time when its competitors were

SoLoMo Update: Mobile-Only Social Networks To Reach 1B Users By 2014, 800M Users Of Foursquare + Other Location Services This Year

Crystal ball-gazing time from Gartner... The analysts, which last night <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=2194017">published some stats</a> on how PCs continue to reign as

Bee Media Acquires Adcentricity To Unite Location-Based Advertising & Mobile Shopping

<a href="http://beemedia.com/">Bee Media</a>, the makers of a mobile shopping platform that serves location-specific offers and info to mobile devices, today announced that it has acquired <a href="ht

All The Location Apps You Have To Use At The SXSW Royal Rumble

It's turning into a battle of apps at SXSW - the sheer number of location-based networking apps hoping to emerge from the conference as this year's breakout hit is nearly overwhelming. What's worse, t

INTRO Wants To Be The LinkedIn Of The Ambient Location Apps

Just when you thought this space couldn't get any more saturated, yet another ambient location app throws its hat into the ring as SXSW prepares to kick off. Introducing <a href="https://getintro.net/

The New Social Network: Who’s Nearby, Not Who You Know

There's a new concept for social networking services taking root, and it's not about re-creating your offline social graph on the Web, like Facebook does today. It's about discovering the people who a

Social Contacts App Twezr Shuts Down, Company Pivots To Photo-Sharing

So long, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/twezr">Twezr</a>, it's been fun. The mobile social contacts application Twezr is being shut down after having a fairly well-received <a href="http:/

Banjo Now Lets You Stalk Locations, And the People There

Six-week old mobile application <a href="http://ban.jo/">Banjo</a> has been updated with a new feature that lets users virtually stalk locations, and the people there, in real-time. Banjo, for those u

Want To Get Rewards For Going Out? Good, Because LoSo Wants To Find You Free Drinks

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/mzl-ootlycju-175x175-75.jpg" /> I'll bet that got your attention. Finally, an app that wants to buy you a drink. Well, not exactly, but it's t

Indian Stealth Startup Mojostreet Secures $350K From Former Microsoft VP, Others

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/screen-shot-2011-04-11-at-9-24-41-pm.png" />Hyderabad-based <a href="http://www.mojostreet.com/">Mojostreet</a>, a location-based mobile gamin

Telogis Raises $2.9 Million More To Help Companies Manage Fleets, Reduce Emissions

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0005/1622/51622v1-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Telogis, a location-based technology firm in Aliso Viejo, Calif. has raised another $2

Location-based mobile advertising platform AdLocal enters America with years of Japan Know-how

<img src="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/adlocal_logo-215x46.png" width="215" height="46" /> Mobile advertising is poised to become a huge growth area, with research firm <