WashingtonPost.Com Launches ‘Local Explorer’

WashingtonPost.com has soft-launched “Local Explorer, ” which allows users to map crime, home sales and school information by zip code. It is a great model for “mapped journalism.” The tag line for Local Explorer says it allows you to explore “Police and fire stations, restaurants, bars, hospitals and more, plus Facts & Figures; Local News from … Read more

Mindbody Slated to Be Sold for $1.9 Billion; Is Scheduling Still an SMB Anchor?

Mindbody, a leader in fitness and spa software and services with 67,000 subscribing businesses in 124 countries, announced it reached an agreement to be sold for $1.9 Billion to Vista Equity. The company will now enter a 30 day “Go Shop” period. At the time of the announcement, the deal represented a 68 percent premium … Read more