Hoodline is in the middle of some much bigger trends happening around local information. We recently analyzed this context in a guest post on TechCrunch:
Incremental changes happening across tech, local news and local government are finally making the world around you transparent.
This isn’t some “smart cities” concept fantasy, like those corporate marketing videos you see from time to time. This is about all of us finally getting answers to the real problems facing cities today that affect our personal lives.
The last big pieces are just now falling into place, with tech companies finally pushing major improvements in two areas: local distribution and local data.
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