Tag archive for ‘Yelp’
Eli Horn On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Startups Socrata, Yelp Team, to Disseminate Restaurant Inspection Data

Tech startups Socrata and Yelp have joined hands to provide restaurant inspection data in an effort to improve public health. Under the terms of the agreement, Yelp will become a new member of the Open Data More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Is Yelp Saying ‘Yikes’ over Insider Selling?

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman just sold 13, 513 shares of his company on a transaction that occurred on Wednesday December 10th, according to a filing by the SEC as reported by The Legacy. The shares were sold More...

Reuters On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

European Parliament may propose Google break-up in draft resolution

– The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google Inc’s search engine operations in Europe from the rest of its business as one possible option to rein More...

Reuters On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Intel’s upscale bracelet has Google alerts, AT&T data plan

– Upcoming bracelets with technology from Intel Corp and design cues from fashion brand Opening Ceremony will connect the wearer with Facebook, Google and Yelp via an AT&T data plan without having More...

Tibi Singer On Friday, October 31st, 2014

Virginia Carpet Cleaning Business May Change Free Speech Online and Silence Yelp Bitching

A lawsuit seeking to force Yelp Inc., a California based company that posts customer reviews of businesses on its social-networking website, to reveal the identities of its anonymous users, could change More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Hipmunk and Yelp Venture into Hotel Searches

Travel site Hipmunk today joined Yelp’s invite-only platform, to give Yelp users access booking hotels directly from the tens of thousands of hotel review pages across the U.S. To date, Yelp’s other More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Yelp and TripAdvisor Join War Against Google

  China kept Google out of its country, and now Europe is declaring war on Google, with competitors Yelp and TripAdvisor joining in. The two U.S. companies are starting a “focus on the user” More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, September 29th, 2014

The Battle Is On Between Yelp Free Speech Advocates and the Companies that Loath Them

It appears that the online review service Yelp has been generating two opposing movements in the U.S., one which seeks to protect free speech and enable rank and file Americans to say whatever they want about More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, September 8th, 2014

Yelp’s Victory Over Lawsuit: It Can Do What It Wants With Its Reviews

The popular review website Yelp, founded by Jeremy Stoppelman and Russel Simmons in 2004, is an online urban guide to everywhere you might want to go, and its user-driven content in the form of reviews More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Yelp Cleared of Extortion But Not Proven Innocent of Bad Behavior

Yelp has been cleared of extortion charges in a California Appeals Court, but many are still leery of the ethics involved with Yelp’s practices. Plaintiffs charged that Yelp threatened to pull positive More...

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