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Tools Round Up: Business Wire, Foursquare Fees, MyEdCals for 2012, and More

Business Wire is now offering a Mobile Alerts option to clients that will make text message alerts available to interested audiences. BW clients can embed a mobile landing page that will be available to subscribers and provide access to press releases pushed out by the newswire service.

Foursquare looks like it’s heading toward a system of charging its 500,000 merchant members for check-ins. The company just received $50 million in funding. [via New York Post]

MyEdCals has 20,000 story opportunities listed now for the 2012 calendar year. It will eventually offer more than 500,000 listings for the year. Click here for more info.

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‘Time’ Tracks the Path of the Corporate Logo

The evolution of the KFC logo from 'Time' magazine's slideshow.

Time magazine’s Josh Sanburn tackles “The Evolution of Corporate Logos” in a slideshow that tracks brands including Gap, CBS (which hasn’t changed a bit in 60 years), and KFC. The deck on the slideshow is “What’s behind the trend toward kinder, gentler branding.” We would question whether the logos reveal something kinder and gentler. In fact, one could argue that NBC did away with the kind and gentle peacock when it introduced its new logo.

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