Who is interested in a database of startups and tech companies? AOL is in talks to sell Crunchbase, the repository of company information started by Techcrunch, and it sounds like things are getting serious.
There's a new mobile app called Go-Matic that you can use to form instant groups with the people around you, giving you an easy way to make connections with people you've just met and to coordinate among large groups.
Mobile advertising is becoming more pervasive in the minds of phone owners, with around one in two now claiming to have noticed it, but the proportion who have engaged with mobile advertising has not increased in the last year, according to a study.
The vehicle includes one innovative — and possibly annoying — new feature: location-based advertising. Whenever a driver passes a restaurant, the vehicle will inform them of the place’s deals, which could make driving past mini-malls a noisy ordeal.