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Friday, May 13, 2005

Google Acquires Dodgeball.com

"Google Inc. has bought Dodgeball.com, a social-networking startup that helps people find and talk to each other through mobile text messaging.

The Mountain View, Calif., search giant bought the two-person company May 11 for an undisclosed amount. The announcement was made on the Dodgeball.com website.

New York-based Dodgeball.com is run by founder Dennis Crowley and Alex Rainert, both graduates of New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program. The company's technology enables people to send text messages that can go to pre-selected friends, as well as any friends of friends within a 10-block radius. Photos are sent with the alerts to help people identify strangers"
Source: InformationWeek
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