Factual Team Volunteers at CODEchella

While many LA locals were getting ready for Coachella, a few of our team members
decided to head to the student coding event CODEchella. CODEchella is a unique
learning competition organized by YouthBuild Charter, a competency-based dropout recovery charter
school, where students are challenged to build an entire website for a local small
business in just 12 hours.

Court Throws Out Patent Troll Claim Against Factual: US Patent Office Renders Patent Covering Location-Based Mobile Functionality Invalid

Los Angeles, CA – April 21, 2016 – Factual, the neutral data company that makes
data accessible to everyone, today announced that it has successfully defended
itself against patent infringement claims by Locata LBS LLC. Additionally, the US
Patent office invalidated the asserted claims in the patent. Factual’s successful
defense protects the company, its customers, and the entire mobile world from a
baseless patent held by a patent troll.

Factual and Facebook Expand Location Data Partnership

We are proud to announce that we are expanding our partnership with Facebook. This
past August we announced that Facebook would be using our
Global Places data to improve the
quality of their data in the United States. This expanded partnership covers
additional countries in EMEA, LATAM, and APAC. The data is used across many features
in Facebook including Facebook Business Pages, places search, Check Ins, and Place
Tips. With this expansion, our data will be helping shape the mobile experience for
hundreds of millions of mobile users around the world.