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Saturday | Skift

Yelp Still Isn't Happy With Google Local Search, Joins European Complaint

Yelp has become the latest company to publicly join a complaint to European regulators over the way Google chooses to promote its own services alongside those of rivals.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Stevens holds forum to help small businesses use social media

More than 400 small-business owners, entrepreneurs and social media gurus Friday descended on Stevens Institute of Technology to attend a tech and social innovation forum, whose goal was to show small businesses how companies such as Facebook and Yelp can help them grow.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Stevens Institute of Technology, Education, Startups, Social Software, Facebook

Silicon Alley Insider

A Search For This Fancy Restaurant Shows Why People Believe Google...

Gary Danko is an expensive restaurant in San Francisco. Its tasting menu starts at $111 .

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Related Topix: Startups

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Curbed

Mindboggling Reveals: Mid-Market Tech Presence Grows with Shiny New Zendesk HQ

All the tech companies flocking to downtown San Francisco and SoMa may be stirring up controversy, but their appetite for top-notch office space continues to spur developers to underwrite the restoration of a lot of great buildings, from the Yelp-occupied Pac Bell tower at 140 New Montgomery to Twitter's takeover of the old Merchandise Mart at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Zendesk, SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Startups

US News & World Report

What You Can Learn About Your Financial Advisor on Social Media

Eloise Mills knows good communication when she sees it - and she doesn't expect to see it on financial advisors' social media channels.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Marketing, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Silicon Alley Insider

Leaked 'Confidential' Document Alleges Google's Search Monopoly Is...

Yelp executives prepared this document to show how they believe Google is siphoning off up to 20% of clicks from search traffic that it believes should have gone to Yelp.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Jul 09, 2014

OakLeaves

Top Oak Park bars, according to Yelp

"Love the fact that it mirrors the traditional Sushi bar style in Japan. It definitely creates an intimate feel" - David T., Oak Park "Beer selection is the best, and the lobster roll beats out the fancy places like Hugo's" - Michael S., Golf Lunch at a fabulous place! Perfect weather.

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Related Topix: Oak Park, IL, Startups

JK on the run

Yelp piles into Google EU antitrust case with formal complaint about local search

Competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia was already facing resistance in his quest to wrap up the long-running Google antitrust case, but Yelp's new front-and-center involvement will almost certainly see the case continue.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Tue Jul 08, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Yelp Shares Down 7.9% After Insider Selling

Yelp dropped 7.9% on Tuesday after an insider sold shares in the company, AnalystRatings.Net reports.

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Related Topix: Startups

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Yelp CEO Sells 13,514 Shares of Stock

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman sold 13,514 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, July 3rd.

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Related Topix: Startups

Daily Herald

Petting zoo: Yelp review by St. Charles woman was libelous, untrue

A petting zoo owner believes a St. Charles woman crossed the line when she posted a less than flattering review on the website Yelp.com last year.

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Related Topix: Startups

Business Journal

Kaibel brings dramatic Yelp review readings to Albuquerque event

Howie Kaibel, the community manager and marketing director for Yelp Albuquerque, has organized an event that plays off of the business site's many online reviews - up to 130 million a month.

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Related Topix: Startups, Marketing, Theater, Arts

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Time

This Map Shows What Guys Are Like in Each Major City

Since its February 2013 launch, Lulu - an app that allows women to look up potential suitors' peer written reviews, as they would a taco shop on Yelp - has sat on a behemoth of hashtag evaluations categorizing men across the country for their good , bad , and ugly characteristics.

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Related Topix: Startups

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hispanic Business

Chickasaw Cultural Center Celebrates 4-year Anniversary, Honored with Travel Website Awards

Many have been impressed with all aspects of the campus, from the natural stone and copper clad buildings to the peaceful trickle of the many water features.

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Related Topix: Sulphur, OK, Startups

Street Fight

Daily: Village Voice Nears Strike, eBay Kills Small Business Product

Village Voice Employees Set Strike Deadline After Negotiations Break Down The Village Voice's union has set a strike deadline after a "13-hour marathon" negotiating session Monday that was unsuccessful.

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Related Topix: Magento, Startup, WA, Startups, Internet, Science / Technology

Street Fight

POS Startup Shows Cashiers Pictures of Customers Who Check-in

Revel Systems, a San Francisco-based company that makes point-of-sale software, will now notify businesses when someone has checked-in to their venue on Yelp or Foursquare through a small message in its tablet application.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Marketing

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Journal

The 7 unicorns of the PayPal mafia

A rare, and possibly unique collection of talent gathered around online payment company Paypal in its early years.

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Related Topix: Startups, The Founders Fund, LinkedIn, Social Software

Mon Jun 30, 2014

CBS Local

Rate Your Landlord And Neighbors With Swapt, A Yelp For Apartment Renters

SAN FRANCISCO - Looking for an apartment in the Bay Area is no walk in the park - especially if that park outside of your would-be window is prone to criminal activity or loud neighbors.

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Related Topix: Startups, Television, Showtime Networks, CBS, Media

San Francisco Magazine

Reservation Wars

In the 16 years since it was founded in San Francisco, OpenTable has grown to dominate the restaurant-reservation universe, with more than 31,000 restaurants using its platform worldwide.

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Related Topix: Priceline, Startups

Thu Jun 26, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman Unloads 13,514 Shares

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman unloaded 13,514 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 25th.

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Related Topix: Startups

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