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Dennis Crowley, co-founder and CEO at Foursquare Labs, at the South By Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, on March 9, 2013. Foursquare plans to split the app in two.

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Dennis Crowley, co-founder and CEO at Foursquare Labs, at the South By Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, on March 9, 2013. Foursquare plans to split the app in two.

Foursquare Bets That Two Apps Are Better Than One

Location-sharing service Foursquare is splitting its app in two as the novelty of checking in at a store or restaurant has worn off. Swarm, the new app, will still let users broadcast “I’m here!” and show them which of their...

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Courtesy Tribune Digital Ventures via Bloomberg

No Longer a Reader? Tribune Wants You to Listen to the News

While consumers may be reading daily newspapers less, one morning habit hasn’t changed: the commute. Now, the Tribune Co.’s innovation and technology unit wants drivers and bus riders to listen to audio versions of its stories. Newsbeat, the first major consumer...

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Caterina Fake, co-founder of Hunch and Flickr, in New York on June 14, 2010.

Photograph by Peter Foley/Bloomberg

Caterina Fake, co-founder of Hunch and Flickr, in New York on June 14, 2010.

Mobile First? For Flickr Co-Founder’s Startup Findery, It’s Second

It may seem strange that in our smartphone-obsessed world, Caterina Fake’s startup Findery is just now launching a mobile application, after building the business for the desktop first. With mobile usage set to eclipse desktop usage in the U.S., some...

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Apple unveils the iPhone 5C, a plastic model that comes in various colors, along with the iPhone 5S.

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Apple unveils the iPhone 5C, a plastic model that comes in various colors, along with the iPhone 5S.

Live From the Apple IPhone Event

Updates from the Apple event in Cupertino, California, are in Pacific time. 11:29 a.m.  Ok, that’s it. Show’s over. Thanks for following along. 11:22 a.m.  Apple shares are getting beaten up, down below $500. Clearly, the market was hoping for more...

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