A Verizon Communications Inc. logo is seen on display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. The Mobile World Congress takes place at Fira de Barcelona conference center Feb. 14-17. Photographer: Denis Doyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images We got word earlier today that Verizon had acquired SocialRadar, a mapping startup founded by Blackboard co-founder Michael Chasen that promises to provide its users with far more accurate location data for businesses — down to where exactly a door is. Reached by phone, Chasen confirmed the acquisition.
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