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Jay Adelson Is Recruiting On Facebook. Is It For His Own Startup?

For anyone that has followed Silicon Valley for the past ten years, Jay Adelson is a name that you know quite well. He's best known for his work with Digg, during its heyday. After moving into the CEO

A Brave New Push: Urban Airship Brings Location, Context Targeting To Mobile Notifications

At the end of October, <a href="http://urbanairship.com/">Urban Airship</a>, the startup that gives developers a simple way to build in-app purchases and push notifications into their mobile apps, acq

With SimpleGeo’s Shutdown Imminent, Parse Swoops In With A Life Preserver

Yesterday <a href="http://urbanairship.com/">Urban Airship</a> announced that it would be shutting down <a href="http://www.simplegeo.com">SimpleGeo</a> on March 31 2012, only a few months after <a hr

Urban Airship To Shutter SimpleGeo Services In March, With Factual Picking Up The Slack

Urban Airship <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/31/urban-airships-strategic-partnership-with-simplegeo-turns-into-an-acquisition/">acquired SimpleGeo at the end of October</a> for approxima

DataSift Founder Passes CEO Torch On To Former SimpleGeo VP Rob Bailey

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/nick-halstead">Nick Halstead</a>, who founded 'big data' startup <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/datasift">DataSift</a>, has <a href="http://nickha

SimpleGeo Co-Founder Joe Stump Leaves Post-Urban Airship Acquisition

Following in the footsteps of co-founder <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/matt-galligan">Matt Galligan</a>, SimpleGeo CTO and co-founder <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/joe-stump">J

Urban Airship Adds To Its SimpleGeo Acquisition With $15 Million From Verizon, Salesforce

Well, it's been an interesting last few weeks for <a href="http://urbanairship.com/">Urban Airship</a>, the startup that aims to give developers a simple way to build in-app purchases and push notific

Urban Airship’s Strategic Partnership With SimpleGeo Turns Into An Acquisition

Back in November of 2009, former Digg Chief Architect Joe Stump and Social Thing founder Matt Galligan first publicly unveiled their new startup, <a href="https://simplegeo.com/">SimpleGeo</a>, which

SimpleGeo Cofounder Matt Galligan Steps Down; Will Focus On Helping TechStars And A Non-Profit

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/11/15/digg-ceo-simplegeo-jay-adelson/">Last November</a>, location startup <a href="http://simplegeo.com">SimpleGeo</a> brought in former Digg CEO <a href="ht

It’s Dangerous To Go Alone: SimpleGeo And Urban Airship Partner Up For Location Notifications

Over the past couple of years, push notifications have become a vital part of the mobile picture. There are so many apps, and so much that you can do on smartphones, that you need a system to alert yo

SimpleGeo Outsources Its Places Database To Factual

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/simplegeo-places.jpg"> In the quest for a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/04/17/open-database-places/">unified database of p

SimpleGeo Launching 'Storage': A Distributed Hosted Database For Location Data

<img class="shot2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/simplegeostorage.png" alt="" />The story of <a href="http://www.simplegeo.com">SimpleGeo</a> is a familiar one: two founders —

Twitter Will Shut Off GeoAPI To Developers

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/geoapi.jpg"> When Twitter <a href="http://blog.twitter.com/2009/12/mixing-it-up-at-795-folsom-st.html">bought Mixer Labs</a> in Decemb

Hyperpublic Wants To "Structure The Data In Your Local World"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/hyperpublic-pinpoint1.jpg"/> One of my big <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/01/02/seven-technologies-that-will-rock-2011/">predictio

SimpleGeo's Holiday Treats: QR Codes, Geocoders, And Simple Geo For Any Site

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-257247" title="s" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/s.png" alt="" />A couple weeks ago, <a href="http://simplegeo.com">SimpleGeo</a> launch

Social Networking: The Future

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/social-networks_-future.jpg"> <em><strong>Editor's note</strong>: This is the third of a three-part guest post by venture capitalist <a hre

Foursquare Testing Version 2 Of Their API. "It's 1000x Faster"

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-249170" title="coffeeshop_256" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/coffeeshop_256.png" alt="" />The geolocation wars are well underway. If yo

Interview With Matt Galligan: What Does SimpleGeo Do? (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/screen-shot-2010-11-18-at-1-51-39-pm.png" />We cornered SimpleGeo founder <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/matt-galligan">Matt Gallig

SimpleGeo Hires Former Digg CEO Jay Adelson

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0001/0896/10896v1-max-250x250.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/jay-adelson">Jay Adelson</a>

What Is It You Do? The Need For Simplicity

<img src='//tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/whatdoyoudo.jpg' class="shot2" alt="" />Warren Buffett is famous for telling people they should only invest in businesses they understand. A coroll
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