Local Matters Goes Mobile

Local search platform provider Local Matters has announced it will acquire mobile search platform provider mobilePeople for a combination of cash and stock. In a nutshell, this will extend Local Matters' publisher partners' ability to sell mobile and DA-delivered voice…

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TKG Data and Analysis: A Weekly Recap

Here is the week-in-blogging from TKG, in case you missed anything. Click below to read each post in full. Google's Street View Cameras Go Offroading Google announced today that it has expanded its coverage of six cities in Street View,…

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YouTube Offers Insight to Video Producers

YouTube launched a series of new analytics features today, known as Insight. The product gives video producers more detailed information about where and when their videos were viewed. For now this drills down as far as state and country (using…

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Loladex Launches Today

Local/social search product Loladex launched this morning, currently built exclusively around a Facebook application. The application will specifically seek to tap into the trust inherent in a group of Facebook contacts, as a source of information on, and interaction around,…

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What Is the iPhone’s Real Impact?

M:Metrics released a study earlier this week that makes big claims about the iPhone's impact on the mobile market. It points to the high percentage of iPhone users who are accessing mobile data such as search, browsing and mobile entertainment.…

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Google’s LBC: Now With More Fiber

We knew it was coming sooner or later. Google has begun to allow users to upload video directly into the Local Business Center. Companies such as TurnHere and eLocalListing were already uploading this content for their SMB clients via direct…

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Local Matters Launches Local Guide Platform

Local Matters has announced a new publisher platform called Guidespot. The company works with a global who's-who list of publishers to power their IYPs and online sites. This move extends its capability include community and UGC-driven local guides. This comes…

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