Valpak Extends to Windows Phone 7

Related to the previous post on battles waging over smartphone OS market share, coupon heavyweight Valpak announced it's joining the Windows Phone ecosystem with a dedicated native app. The free app, available now in the Windows Phone Marketplace, will offer…

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Sacramento Press Rebrands, Expands to Bay Area

Since its origin as an exclusively online newspaper drawing together the work of dozens of community blogs and contributors, The Sacramento Press has since diversified well beyond its pure publisher roots, complementing its core with a local advertising network, a daily…

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Pew: Geosocial Not Mainstream … Yet

Ironically, on the same day Facebook sprung a major announcement -- the unveiling of Deals as a natural extension of Places -- that could have thunderous effects on popularizing social location tools, the Pew Internet & American Life Project released…

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Missed Our Webinar? Watch It Here

Today we ran a webinar that was part ILM conference preview, part data presentation and part analyst round table.  We even had comScore's Gillian Heltai join the discussion. Among the items discussed were the changing ways people are consuming mobile content,…

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Local.com Overhauls Web Site; Targets Women

Local.com has dramatically upgraded its destination site, with soft colors, an excellent user interface and renewed focus on three core categories -- “business,” “coupons” and “events.” The categories are clearly aimed at driving organic traffic from its intended audience of…

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Facebook Deals Out Another Winner

After a packed day of participating in webinars and victory parades, it's time to catch up on a full slate of news items. Chief among them is Facebook's "mobile" press event during which it announced updated apps, a single sign-on…

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