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CNNMoney: Silicon Valley is desperate for designersupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 10:29:00

In the Silicon Valley hierarchy, coders have always ruled the roost, but right now there's a different skill set on the industry's most-wanted list: designers.

101-year-old Facebook userupdated: Mon Dec 05 2011 14:32:00

One great-grandmother uses Facebook to keep in touch with family. Matt Neagle reports.

What Facebook buying Gowalla means for usersupdated: Mon Dec 05 2011 14:32:00

Facebook just purchased a service for sharing your location with friends, according to a CNNMoney report.

CNNMoney: Facebook buys Gowallaupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 20:40:00

Facebook has acquired location sharing service Gowalla for an undisclosed sum, according to a source close to Gowalla.

CNNMoney: The startup choice: Get big or get boughtupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 13:13:00

There's essentially three options for a tech venture outgrowing its startup days: Get big, get bought or go broke. Sensing hard times ahead, a growing number of entrepreneurs are casting around for suitors and a shot at door #2.

Only about half of smartphone owners use phone's GPS for directionsupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 13:23:00

Virtually all smartphones now include a built-in GPS receiver to enable location tracking, but only 55% of U.S. smartphone owners have used their phone's GPS to help get local directions or recommendations.

CNNMoney: Groupon's do-or-die momentupdated: Mon May 09 2011 08:27:00

Groupon is believed to be the fastest growing startup in history, zooming in less than three years from nothing to a staff of 6,000 and annual sales that will reportedly top $3 billion this year.

Ushahidi tests 'check-in' functionupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 16:05:00

Making sense of a disaster is about to get a bit easier.

CNNMoney: Foursquare and its rivals try out Groupon's business modelupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 18:43:00

Location-based social networks Foursquare, Gowalla, and Loopt have collectively raised almost $50 million in funding from investors, and racked up around 13 million users.

CNNMoney: Tech companies desperate for "rockstarninja engineers"updated: Mon Mar 07 2011 05:35:00

With launch costs low and valuations soaring, startups are multiplying like rabbits in tech hot zones like New York and Silicon Valley.

CNNMoney: Gowalla tries to beat Foursquare by joining itupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 12:42:00

The newest update to location-based networking service Gowalla adds a surprising feature: automatic check-ins on Foursquare, Gowalla's much-larger archrival.

Will you sit and surf or dash for deals?updated: Mon Nov 29 2010 09:36:00

CNN's John Sutter and Lisa Respers France duke it out over whether to shop online or hit the mall this holiday season.

CNNMoney: New Black Friday twist: 'Check in' and save bigupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 11:02:00

Major retailers are entering the location game, offering users discounts for "checking in" on location based services like Facebook Places, Foursquare, and Gowalla during the busiest shopping day of the year.

Griping over gropingupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 11:36:00

Patdowns and pasties...something new to wear to the airport. CNN's Jeanne Moos says griping over groping can be racy.

Location-based app Gowalla partners with Disneyupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 13:20:00

When Josh Williams created Gowalla, the location-based mobile service that allows users to "check in" at hot spots and share experiences from the road, he was inspired by the Disney brand and dreamed of one day partnering with the company.

App makers put new smartphones to the 'smell test'updated: Mon Oct 25 2010 10:35:00

No matter how much you love your smartphone, it can't reach its full potential unless software developers like it too.

CNNMoney: Your smartphone will run your lifeupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 10:27:00

Editor's Note: This is part of a five-day series about smartphones and their impact on our lives and culture.

NASA, HBO join mobile check-in gameupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 17:14:00

NASA and HBO on Thursday became two of the latest organizations seeking to capitalize on the growing popularity of mobile check-in apps.

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