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Scout24 Wants To Sell FriendScout24

GRUENDERSZENE - July 7 - The Scout24 group is considering selling online dating site FriendScout24. According to Scout24's CEO, Greg Ellis, the company wants to focus on its real estate and car business. ... ut24-.html

Grindr Is Ready For Redesign

INDEPENDENT.CO.UK - July 10 - Grindr is the world's most popular dating app for gay men. The app is now 5 years old. Using GPS, Grindr shows users men in their vicinity looking to meet other men. The app is currently launching a redesign. The redesign makes the profiles even simpler, with, on the first page, only a picture. ... sign-.html


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NEWS.COM.AU - July 10 -, a dating site aimed at professionals in ‘uniform’ jobs, such as doctors, nurses and military personnel, has launched in Australia. has been in the UK for eight years. ... ralia.html

GPS App Matches Singles When Paths Cross

SKY NEWS - July 10 - Happn is a new dating app that uses GPS to match people to potential partners when their paths cross. The app is popular in France and has recently launched in London. When app users pass close to each other, a notification pops up, showing the profile of the potential match. It also displays a map showing the point and moment where the two paths crossed. Potential matches can be liked and when two people show interest in each other, they can chat and arrange a date. ... cross.html


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Helen Fisher: Future Of Love Will Play Out By Prehistoric Rules

WSJ - July 8 - There are three hypotheses about the future of women, men and love, according to Helen Fisher. To bond is human, 84% of American men are projected to marry by the time they reach age 40. The double-income family will become the norm. More divorce, 50% of American men and women are projected to divorce. However, in hunting-gathering societies, men and women regularly have two or three marriages. Across prehistory, serial pairing was probably the norm—as it is becoming once again. ... rules.html

"Heyy" Dating App Bets On Missed Connections

BALTIMORE SUN - July 7 - Heyy, a Baltimore startup, wants to connect people who saw each other for a brief moment but did not feel comfortable asking for a number. Heyy is one of six companies accepted into this year's AccelerateBaltimore program, which helps entrepreneurs with innovative ideas get funding. The app received $25K in funding. ... tions.html


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Cupid To Trial Pay-As-You Go Subscription In The US

ALLIANCE NEWS - July 7 - Cupid will test this revenue model when it launches Uniform Dating in the US this summer, and will roll the model into other markets if it proves successful. ... he-us.html

Tinder Causes Troubles To IAC's Online Dating Empire

BUSINESS WEEK - July 7 - Investors have been hoping Tinder’s success could lead IAC to spin off its online dating businesses into a separate company. It would make IAC shares more valuable. “Given what’s going on at Tinder, I would assume IAC and Match would think a little bit harder about pursuing that at this juncture,” said Scott Kessler, an analyst with S&P Capital IQ. The question now is whether Tinder will drag down the name of IAC’s dating operations. ... mpire.html


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