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2014-04-02 12:35:39

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life360, the leading location and communication app for families, announced today its integration with IFTTT, a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement: if this then that. The new Life360 Channel on IFTTT is the first that allows people to set up Recipes and trigger actions based on the location of family members, not just their own personal location. For example, people can use Life360 Recipes to lock...

2014-01-21 08:28:18

Safety is Primary Reason Cited for Sharing Location SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life360, the leading location and communication app for families, today shared findings from a recent omnibus survey that show a growing acceptance and use of location sharing apps. The survey, conducted by VeraQuest among a group of more of 1,169 teens and adults who own a smartphone, examined habits and feelings about sharing one's location through an app. More than 60% of smartphone...

2013-09-09 08:34:51

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life360, the leading location and communication app for families, today announced the launch of Circles, a much-anticipated feature that allows Life360 users to create private groups for extended family, friends, caregivers and more. "As we continue to grow, our team remains focused on how to extend and integrate the app into additional areas of everyday life for families," said Chris Hulls, co-founder and CEO of Life360. "Our users have...

2013-07-24 12:26:38

Leading location and communication app for families offers Google Latitude users three months free of Life360 Premium SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life360, the leading location and communication app for families, today announced it has created a tool for Google Latitude users to import their location history into newly created Life360 accounts. The import tool, which can be accessed at www.life360.com/latitude, enables Google Latitude users who do not already have a...

2013-07-10 08:23:20

Leading location and communication app for families surpasses 40 million users SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life360, the leading location and communication app for families, today announced it has raised $10 million in Series B funding, bringing total funding raised to date to $20 million. The Series B was led by DCM, with participation from existing investors. Life360 will use the capital to help fund strategic growth initiatives including product enhancements,...

2013-04-26 08:26:30

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life360, the leading location and communication app for families, today announced that Steve Corona, who most recently served as CTO of Twitpic, has joined the company as Head of Platform Engineering. In this newly created position, Corona will lead Life360's efforts to scale its back-end and build out the app's API as the company rapidly expands its user base and integrates its products with partners in other industries. Life360 recently...

2013-04-05 16:22:35

Free Location Lookups Can Help 30 Million Life360 Customers Track Loved Ones SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Locaid, the world's largest Location-as-a-Service Platform, today announced that Life360, the leading safety application for families, is now using Locaid to power a groundbreaking new feature. A new function now allows Life360's 30 million customers to locate family members or loved ones on any mobile device at no added charge - up to five times per month....

2013-03-07 08:21:27

SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life360, the leading location and communication app for families, today announced that BMW i Ventures, the venture capital company of German luxury car<s> </s>manufacturer, BMW Group, has made a strategic, long-term investment in the mobile app company. Using location-based technology, Life360 enables its more than 30 million users to set up a private family network to see where their loved ones are located, know when they...

2012-12-18 08:26:44

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Life360, the leading location and communication app for families, today announced it will reach 25 million registered users on Android and iPhone platforms by the end of the year. The company also shared details about two new in-app features, including geo-fencing capabilities and crime data integration. Using location-based technology, Life360 enables families to set up a private family network to see where their loved ones are located,...

2008-09-03 18:00:11

Life360 was selected as a first place winner in the Google Android Developer Challenge, an international competition that vetted the best applications for Google's upcoming Android mobile operating system. Life360 was one of the top 10 companies to be awarded $275,000. Out of 1,788 entries, it was the only winning emergency messaging and preparedness application. Life360's application automatically notifies families about emergency events and can send messages to selected family members...