MapQuest Launches BlackBerry App

Following the launch of MapQuest Local on Tuesday, MapQuest announced today that it will extend its MapQuest 4 Mobile application to BlackBerry devices. The downloadable app lets users get directions, search for businesses (name and category search), and see traffic…

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5 More Companies to Watch From TechCrunch50

The TechCrunch50 show wrapped up today and winners were announced. The grand prize ($50,000) went to Yammer, which is an enterprise version of Twitter that lets companies start internal communication networks. I missed the presentation on Monday but TechCrunch's Erick…

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@ TechCrunch50 This Week

Today and tomorrow, I'm at the TechCrunch50 show in San Francisco. The show is basically Michael Arrington's answer to the DEMO conference series in which companies get five minutes on stage to show off newly launched online products. The difference…

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TKG Data and Analysis: A Weekly Recap

Here are the highlights from the TKG blog last week, in case you missed any posts. Click below to read each post in full. Mixpo Expands Channel Partners  Local video production provider Mixpo today emboldened its pipeline into the elusive…

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Mixpo Expands Channel Partners

Local video production provider Mixpo today emboldened its pipeline into the elusive small-business marketplace by announcing four new channel partners. These include a number of traditional media channels that have online local search destinations, such as PegasusNews, SiliconValleyOnline and KGO…

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YPG-NZ Acquires Boomer Site

  Yellow Pages Group New Zealand has acquired a majority stake in grownups.co.nz,  a Web site targeting the over 50s crowd, as reported on Stuff.co.nz. Voted as New Zealand’s best lifestyle Web site in 2008, this acquisition may well prove…

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Google Enters the Browser Game

The official Google Blog has announced that the company will launch a new open source browser today called "Chrome." On a basic level, this is a logical move for Google, given that it could provide a more direct front door…

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