The Roommates app connects with Facebook to help you find potential roommates within your social network, matching you based on similar interests, habits, and preferences.
Zumper made its apartment rental search and Pro tools more widely available today, to improve the apartment rental process for both tenants and landlords.
Chairish is a peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling high-quality, preowned furniture.
Apartment List released a mobile app for people to easily search for, contact, and take notes on rental apartments.
Craigslist cannot protect its listing under copyright law in its case against apartment listings site PadMapper, but the app may still be in hot water with the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Zaarly’s online marketplace phases out the “Request Anything” feature to focus on Storefronts.
Craigslist is possibly one of the ugliest sites on the web. But you can experience it as if it was Pinterest, as long as you use Mokriya Craigslist on your smartphone.
RoomHunt integrates a rental directory with social networks to simplify the process of finding a place to live and roommates to live with.
The promise is simple: sell anything, anywhere, from your phone. No matter where you want to sell it: eBay, Etsy, Craigslist, or Facebook.
After trading numerous blows with apartment mapping service PadMapper, popular classifieds site Craigslist has started to roll out its own “map view” of apartments listed on its site.
Founders Dwight Crow and Christopher Berner were acqui-hired by Facebook today. Terms were not disclosed, but what is clear is that Facebook is not getting into the business of helping you buy and sell cars.
Editor’s Pick Data harvester 3taps is countersuing Craigslist to save the internet. Believe it or not, that just might not be an overstatement.
“Craiglist was an innovator at one time,” says 3taps chief executive Greg Kidd. “But time has moved on, and the concept of what the open web is today has evolved.”
Zaarly, the local custom commerce company, is releasing the most significant update of its short existence today. Originally conceived as a “want engine” that allows buyers to order customized services or products from local artisans, Zaarly is adding Storefronts to showcase the most outstanding sellers and offers.
Craigslist is creating its own version of PadMapper, the apartment-rental website that overlays apartment listing over a Google Maps. The feature was caught by TPM who says it is currently being tested in San Francisco and Portland areas.
Zaarly Anywhere, meet Ubokia Everywhere.
Ubokia, the reverse Craigslist where buyers tell sellers what they want, is releasing new capability called Ubokia Everywhere, which will enable any site on the internet to create its own unique marketplace of wants.
And the new update seems to be a direct response to sort-of-kind-of competitor Zaarly.
Editor’s Pick Craigslist really, really, really does not want any of its listings showing anywhere else on the web.
Craigslist has never done things the way Silicon Valley wants it to. Naturally, that makes people here furious.
Last week, Craigslist blocked apartment search startup PadMapper from accessing its rental listings. This week, PadMapper founder Eric DeMenthon refocused on his apartments-for-rent sister service PadLister as a source to feed rental listings into both PadMapper and Craigslist … as well as several competing services.
Craigslist has blocked apartment-finding site PadMapper. Chief executive Eric DeMenthon made the announcement today on the PadMapper blog that all Craiglist-sourced rentals are being deleted from the PadMapper database.
FindTheBest, an information site that lets shoppers compare everything from apartments to dogs to venture capitalists, is adding classified ads for cars, apartments, jobs, and pets.
Hipswap, a Craigslist-like marketplace for local items, has launched its service in several cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Atlanta.
Guest Post One way to find out what skills will be in highest demand this year is to look at job posts.
Finding a new job isn’t easy, but a new company is trying to give you the best advantage. GetHired.com is video-based job market where you can hunt for jobs and get recruited by employers. The site launched Sunday with $1.75 million in seed funding.
Even with the advent of online marketplaces like eBay and Craigslist, it’s far too easy to accumulate junk that you’d be better off selling. Now there’s an easier way to sell your aging and neglected collection of vintage records.
In advance of testifying at a congressional hearing tomorrow, a group of technology industry leaders participated in a public discussion about the ill effects of the proposed SOPA and PIPA anti-piracy legislation.
Local service finder and community marketplace Thumbtack, which does background checks on the people offering services, announced Monday that it has secured its first round of funding for $4 million.
Much of what happens at a startup happens out of sight of journalists and their readers.
Startup RentAStudent has a lofty goal: to be a Craigslist-like service that connects startups and small businesses with talented students for one-time projects.
Editor's Pick Mobile marketplace Zaarly announced today that Hewlett-Packard chief executive Meg Whitman is joining its board of directors, and that it’s getting a $14 million investment led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.