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Zillow Buys Trulia in $3.5 Billion Stock Deal Zillow Buys Trulia in $3.5 Billion Stock Deal

Zillow, the massive online real estate site, has agreed to acquire Trulia, the less-massive but still very large real estate site, for $3.5 billion. The deal is a stock-for-stock transaction. Trulia isn’t going away or anything – as the company …

Rumor: Wikia Reduces Head Count By 30 Percent
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Wikia may not be doing so well.  Many other companies are following the same path, of course, but a new rumor has it that some layoffs have occurred and 30 percent of Wikia’s workforce is now eligible for unemployment benefits.

Trulia Takes In More Funding

Which would you research more: a seemingly safe purchase when you have lots of cash, or a risky one when the economy’s bad?  It makes a great deal of sense, then, that real estate site Trulia has just raised $15 million in funding.

Trulia Obtains A Street View

Try to search for a house.  Checkboxes concerning prices, square footage, and the number of bathrooms can only take you so far – hundreds of results might show up.  You can peer at tiny, cropped photos, but that’s not great, either.  So a new deal between Google and Trulia brings Street View into the picture.

Trulia Voices Sounding Strong

Trulia deals in real estate search, but it recently launched a forum (or “social media platform”) known as Trulia Voices.  Curious as to how the project’s coming along?  Luckily for you, Trulia has provided a “71 day pulse check.”

Trulia Takes In $10 Million In Funding

Some weeks are “product” weeks – the companies all have something they want to release.  This has been a “money” week – crazy amounts have been thrown around.  And – although the amount of craziness and throwing involved here is debatable – real estate search engine Trulia has just joined the crowd by raising $10 million in funding.

Paying Up For Google Maps Mash-up

The openness of Google Maps’ API has spawned a web phenomenon with slews of Google Map mash-ups. And they do make for a nifty bonus to any webmaster wishing to give visitors a better way to locate services. But, according to the New York Times, don’t expect Google to let you profit from their generosity without a cut of the action.