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2011-05-26 00:00:28

Madbrook Publishing announced the upcoming launch of the "Everything Butt Art" iPad application and everythingbuttart.com website at the Startup Battlefield, part of the exclusive TechCrunch Disrupt conference being held this week in New York City. The Everything Butt Art interactive iPad application teaches step-by-step drawing with an innovative twist (every drawing starts with a butt!). Madbrook Publishing was one of 25 new companies chosen from more than 500 applications to launch at the...

2011-05-24 17:42:00

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meporter, a local mobile newsdesk for professional and citizen journalists, launched today at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York City. The company is one of 29 startups selected to launch during the event's Startup Battlefield. The location-based news app allows users to pinpoint news as it's happening in a local community, down to the street level. Eyewitnesses to breaking news can use Meporter to report on anything from weather and traffic, to...

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