Multiplied Media Announces More Milestones

Multiplied Media, the company behind the popular BlackBerry (and now iPhone) app Poynt, has announced that it just crossed the 3 million user threshold. It also reached 22 million local searches (people, restaurants, gas, weather, movies) in May -- a…

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AMEX White Labels Clickable for SMBs

American Express has announced the launch of SearchManager, a unified SEM platform that will be powered by Clickable. This is essentially a white-labeled version of Clickable's existing platform that gives advertisers a one-stop-shop dashboard for managing PPC campaigns (and Facebook…

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Bing Mobile Continues to Differentiate

Bing mobile is in an interesting spot, analogous to its position in the online world. It's constantly trying to differentiate its search products from market share leader Google. This goes beyond just core search, into each company's respective products that orbit search…

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Foursquare Window Decals: Of Course

During a visit to Foursquare's New York headquarters today, TechCrunch co-editor Erick Schonfeld uncovered the company's next move: window decals. This is a logical and expected move from Foursquare as it continues to penetrate both mindshare for mobile local user behavior…

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Google Extends Mobile Pay-Per-Call

Search Engine Land reports that Google has officially extended its mobile pay-per-call program to include its content network (AdSense) in addition to search. This was announced at May's I/O conference but this week goes live. The dynamics and pricing will…

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Mobile Local App of the Week: ParkZing

Street cleaning and parking management app ParkZing saved me $60 on a street cleaning ticket this week. You indicate where you've parked and it alerts you (via push notification) the night before scheduled street cleaning. It's available now for San…

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7 Mainstreet Adds New Partner

Philadelphia-based online directory platform provider 7 Mainstreet has added a new independent publisher to its roster of partners. The company announced recently that Austin, Texas, based Southwest Business Directories to its client roster. 7 Mainstreet now powers Southwest's online directory,…

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Thoughts on Twitter 'Places'

Many of you have heard by now that Twitter this week integrated the ability to annotate tweets with specific place information. This is an extension of the location awareness first integrated in its API and then more recently to Twitter.com. But instead of…

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Thoughts on Twitter ‘Places’

Many of you have heard by now that Twitter this week integrated the ability to annotate tweets with specific place information. This is an extension of the location awareness first integrated in its API and then more recently to Twitter.com. But instead of…

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Video: Mobile Interview at DSB

You may have seen some of our coverage of the Digital Strategies for Broadcasting conference last month. We also produced a number of video clips of sessions and off-stage interviews. Here's one that's ready; a discussion of how traditional media companies…

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