Geni Swizzles Pricing Tiers
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
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Geni Hints At iPhone App
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
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.
Geni Debuts New Service, Geni Plus
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
The family tree and family history site said the new Geni Plus family tree research service is aimed at "casual genealogists", and will cost $4.95
Geni Opens Service For Institutions
AUGUST 18, 2011
Geni said that local libraries and organizations are eligible to apply for the accounts. geni genealogy family tree research subscription
Geni Suffers Weekend Outage
AUGUST 1, 2011
Los Angeles-based Geni , the online family tree and genealogy site, suffered an unexpected outage over the weekend, the firm reported Monday evening.
Geni Bolsters Team, Names CTO, Enginering VP
MAY 19, 2011
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
JANUARY 31, 2011
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Geni.com Links with Archives.com, GenealogyBank.com
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
Geni said it has made documents from the two sites available via links within those services. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
David Sacks Eyes Trump Transition Team
DECEMBER 5, 2016
Sacks has a very significant presence in Southern California's startup investment community, having invested in such companies as Comparably, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Clutter, and others; Sacks was also CEO of family tree site Geni when it was located in Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.
Geni Signs Up For DNA Testing
JULY 1, 2016
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>>.
SGN Debuts New Genies & Gems Game
MARCH 16, 2016
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Geni Connects With Facebook
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
The company said its new Facebook Social Sharing feature allows users to share their public Geni activities with friends and family on Facebook.
Geni Adds Follow Feature
OCTOBER 14, 2010
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
DECEMBER 15, 2010
According to Geni, the new API is aimed at allowing users to develop third-party tools and application. READ MORE>>.
Geni Rolls Out Revisions
AUGUST 11, 2010
Geni is venture backed by Charles River Ventures and the Founders Fund. Tags: geni revisions family tree genealogy history software
Geni Adds Undelete
AUGUST 6, 2010
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
JULY 9, 2009
Geni operates an online genealogy and family networking site; the firm launched its premium offering in March. READ MORE>>.
Geni Connects With Facebook
FEBRUARY 19, 2009
According to Geni's Facebook page, the firm has been working on connecting the two services since November of 2007. READ MORE>>.
Geni Adds Filters
MARCH 11, 2009
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
NOVEMBER 13, 2009
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Geni Hit By Downtime
OCTOBER 21, 2009
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
JUNE 1, 2009
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Geni Acquisition News Takes Down Service For Hours
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
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
NOVEMBER 28, 2012
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Geni Adds "Family Finder"
NOVEMBER 24, 2008
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
MARCH 27, 2009
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 Launches New Facebook App
APRIL 13, 2009
Geni is venture backed by Charles River Ventures and the Founders Fund. Tags: geni facebook application social networking READ MORE>>.
Geni Enhances Service
APRIL 24, 2009
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Geni Enhances Privacy Controls
FEBRUARY 6, 2009
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Geni Enhances Collaboration Tools
MAY 1, 2009
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Geni, Yammer Both Raise Funding
JANUARY 20, 2009
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
NOVEMBER 10, 2008
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
APRIL 9, 2009
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Geni Creates Lab Effort, Translation Support
DECEMBER 16, 2009
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Geni Bundles Gifts With Pro Subscriptions
OCTOBER 15, 2009
Los Angeles-based Geni , the Web 2.0 Geni is venture backed by the Founders Fund and Charles River Ventures. READ MORE>>.
Geni Turns Family Trees Into Posters
MAY 10, 2010
Geni said it also allows users to customize "almost every aspect" of the posters before printing. READ MORE>>.
Geni Extends Distribution Of Family Tree Posters
MAY 26, 2010
Geni is venture backed by Charles River Ventures and the Founders Fund, and was started by ex-PayPal founder David Sacks. READ MORE>>.
Geni Enhances Stats, Adds Gift Subscriptions
JANUARY 21, 2009
Geni allows users to create online, Web 2.0-style family trees, along with other social tools. READ MORE>>.
Geni Rolls New Holiday Calendar, Pro Features
DECEMBER 22, 2008
Los Angeles-based Geni, the online genealogy and social networking site run by ex-PayPal cofounder David Sacks, has rolled out two new features.
Knowledge Genie Launches Publishing Tool
JULY 29, 2009
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.