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Geni Hints At iPhone App

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Base on discussions on Geni's online user forums, users of the site have been asking for an app for the last two years from the company.

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Geni Swizzles Pricing Tiers

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Geni Tilts Toward Pro Users

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In addition, Geni said that only pro users will have the ability to search through the site's 110 million profiles to find new relatives.

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Geni Debuts New Service, Geni Plus

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Geni Opens Service For Institutions

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Geni said that local libraries and organizations are eligible to apply for the accounts. geni genealogy family tree research subscription

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Yammer Dwarfs Parent Geni In Fundraising Round

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In the case of the kid getting much (much) larger than its parent, Yammer , the one time spinout of Los Angeles-based genealogy and family tree website Geni , has now squarely out-raised venture capital than its parent firm, saying Wednesday that it has raised an $85M funding round. Geni is, however, an original investor in Yammer.

Geni Signs Up For DNA Testing

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Burbank-based family tree software developer Geni --which is now part of MyHeritage--said late Thursday afternoon that it has added DNA testing to its service, letting its users test their DNA for a more accurate family tree. Geni also said it would use the DNA results to help for matching previously unknown relatives. READ MORE>>.

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Geni Bolsters Team, Names CTO, Enginering VP

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Geni said it has named Justin Balthrop as its Chief Technology Officer, and named Michael Stangel as Vice President of Engineering. READ MORE>>.

Geni Rolls World Family Tree Widget

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Geni Bundles Gifts With Pro Subscriptions

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Los Angeles-based Geni , the Web 2.0 Geni is venture backed by the Founders Fund and Charles River Ventures. READ MORE>>.

Geni.com Links with Archives.com, GenealogyBank.com

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Geni said it has made documents from the two sites available via links within those services. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

SGN Debuts New Genies & Gems Game

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Interview with David Sacks, Geni and Yammer

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We sat down with David to catch up on what Geni and Yammer are doing, plus got his insights into entrepreneurship and the Paypal mystique.

Geni Acquisition News Takes Down Service For Hours

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That big acquisition of Los Angeles family tree site Geni had an unwanted side effect: it took down the site for nearly five hours, Geni reports.

Geni Acquisition Opens Up Service For Users

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Geni Launches New Facebook App

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Geni is venture backed by Charles River Ventures and the Founders Fund. Tags: geni facebook application social networking READ MORE>>.

Geni Connects With Facebook

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The company said its new Facebook Social Sharing feature allows users to share their public Geni activities with friends and family on Facebook.

Geni Creates Lab Effort, Translation Support

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Geni Extends Distribution Of Family Tree Posters

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Geni is venture backed by Charles River Ventures and the Founders Fund, and was started by ex-PayPal founder David Sacks. READ MORE>>.

Geni Adds Follow Feature

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The move also will list users as followers of profile, which Geni said would help its users find other users also interested in the same profiles.

Geni Rolls Out API

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According to Geni, the new API is aimed at allowing users to develop third-party tools and application. READ MORE>>.

Geni Rolls Out Revisions

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Geni is venture backed by Charles River Ventures and the Founders Fund. Tags: geni revisions family tree genealogy history software

Geni Adds Undelete

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West Hollywood-based Geni said this week that it has added a new feature which allows users to undo deletions. READ MORE>>.

Geni Adds Free Trial

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Geni operates an online genealogy and family networking site; the firm launched its premium offering in March. READ MORE>>.

Knowledge Genie Launches Publishing Tool

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Los Angeles-based startup Knowledge Genie is launching a new, online site today which allows people to publish, share, and sell their knowledge online. The service is available based on a subscription to users, who can use the tool to charge people for access to the information in their "genie" via payment systems like Paypal.

Geni Adds Filters

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According to Geni, it has a new "hide" filter which will help users find cousins using the site that they haven't met yet. READ MORE>>.

Geni Enhances Service

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Geni is backed by Charles River Ventures and Founders Fund. Tags: geni genealogy family tree web2 READ MORE>>.

Geni Hit By Downtime

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No reason for the downtime was given, however, the downtime at Geni paralleled a similar, more widely reported downtime issues at sister firm Yammer.

Geni Widens Search

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Geni Adds "Family Finder"

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According to Geni, the new feature will look through your address book and select anyone that the company's software thinks is related to you.

Geni Goes Pro

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Hollywood-based Geni , an online site that allows users to share family trees and network with relatives and family, is the latest Web 2.0

Geni Enhances Service

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Geni Enhances Privacy Controls

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Geni Enhances Collaboration Tools

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Geni, Yammer Both Raise Funding

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The details of the Geni funding were first reported by PEHub; with details on Yammer's latest round reported on TechCrunch this morning.

Geni Expands Virtual Gifts

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Geni runs a Web 2.0-style site to help people create family trees and connect with relatives through social networking features. READ MORE

Geni Adds Tabs, Search Tools

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Geni.com Integrates With Historical Records From MyHeritage

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Geni was acquired by MyHeritage in November. Geni said the move will add "significant" new detail to its family tree service.

Geni Turns Family Trees Into Posters

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Geni said it also allows users to customize "almost every aspect" of the posters before printing. READ MORE>>.