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International Characters Recognized

Posted January 20, 2007 by David Sacks | 15 Comments

Geni can now recognize international letters and characters. Thank you to all of those who left feedback on this issue. If you are still having problems, please comment to this entry. Thanks! UPDATE (Feb. 3): We are aware of the problem with foreign keyboards and expect the problem to be fixed in the next week. Thank you for your patience.

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Comments and Feedback

Posted January 19, 2007 by Geni | 76 Comments

Just a short note to let you know that we had our first feedback review last night, and we’re busy distributing the top issues to everyone on the team. We do read and tally every message we get in this blog’s comments and through our Contact Us form, so don’t worry if you don’t see us respond directly here on the blog. Overall, your responses have been very, very positive. We’re glad you like what… Read the full story

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Posted January 18, 2007 by Geni | 55 Comments

Thanks for bearing with us while we add more capacity and improvements. As requested, here’s an update on how we’re doing. Last night we set up several more webservers, so Geni should be performing much better for you today. (There have been a few hiccups this morning, and we’re ironing those out now.) We’re also working to address your most pressing issues, based on the feedback we’ve received. For example, this morning we added support… Read the full story

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Unanticipated Interest

Posted January 17, 2007 by Geni | 33 Comments

As you probably know by now, we’ve experienced unanticipated and overwhelming levels of interest at Geni, and the site has been slow all day and offline at times. We are in the process of adding several new servers, and performance should improve later today. We’ll post a new entry here when everything is up and running. Until then, please be patient, and thanks for your interest in Geni!

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Geni in the Press

Posted January 16, 2007 by Geni | 15 Comments

Our press release about the public launch of Geni is out! Please click here to read it. For press inquiries please Contact Us.

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Geni Launches!

Posted January 16, 2007 by Alan Braverman | 111 Comments

By David Sacks, CEO Hi and welcome to Geni, a new website with an ambitious goal: to create a family tree of the whole world! You can start creating your family tree on our homepage through (what we hope is) a fun simple interface. It’s extremely fast to build your tree by clicking the yellow arrows in the direction you want to add new family members. As you’ll notice, there is no software download required, no lengthy signup process, and no… Read the full story

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