Meet our next set of MobileBeat 2011 speakers

Preparations for our fourth annual MobileBeat conference are speeding along. Today, we’re announcing our second round of speakers for the event: Jeremy Stopppelman, CEO and co-founder of Yelp; Stephanie Tilenius, VP of payments and commerce at Google; David Temkin, head of mobile at AOL; and Aaron Levie, CEO and co-founder of Box.net. You can find all of our current speakers here.

Foursquare iPhone update makes check-ins faster than ever

Checking-in to your favorite lunch spot today with popular location-based app Foursquare should be faster than ever. The company has just released a faster version of the app, Foursquare 3.2 for iPhone. Foursquare lets users with GPS-enabled mobile devices “check-in” at a location to collect virtual badges, see if anyone in their network is nearby and find local deals.

More new speakers for GamesBeat 2011

Today we’re revealing the fourth set of speakers for our third annual GamesBeat 2011 conference. Our slate of speakers will include Tim Merel, managing director of Digi-Capital, Sana Choudary, co-founder of YetiZen game startup accelerator, and Jennifer Lu, director of business development at TinyCo.