Riffing on social gaming mobile applications such as FarmVille and FourSquare, San Francisco wants to reward you for disaster preparation – not with money, but with digital satisfaction. Read More
Social media has transformed the way people connect across continents, but now the Mission district is the test case to see whether it can strike up better interaction between neighbors.
The new iPhone application Blockboard went public last week with the goal of creating a location-based digital bulletin board for pretty much anything — a lost cat, a new piece of street art or a favorite dish at a local restaurant. Read More
San Francisco can add another high-tech company to its portfolio — Foursquare.
The popular mobile app, which allows users to “check in” online and share their location with their friends, has announced plans to expand to the West Coast. The company will share a space at Mission Street until they need a bigger office.
The New York-based company decided on San Francisco because of the area’s diverse talent pool, a company spokeswoman said. Read More