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12 hrs ago | The China Post

Uber pulls into mobile dining, travel apps via partnerships on smartphones

Uber teamed up with dining and travel smartphone applications Wednesday as the controversial Internet-age car-hailing service moved to park itself at the heart of mobile lifestyles.

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Related Topix: OpenTable, Startups, Software, Computers

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Uber Opens Software Platform to Boost Ride Demand

Summoning a ride from Uber is as simple as opening the company's mobile app. Now you won't even have to do that.

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Related Topix: uber, Startups, Facebook, Internet, Science / Technology, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

How A Company Called Twilio Quietly Helped A Startup Get Bought For $200 Million

What makes SmartThings truly valuable is its SMS feature, which allows Internet connected-devices to 'communicate' with human beings by sending text messages.

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Related Topix: Twilio, uber, AirBnB, Startups

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CNET News.com

eBay eyeing bitcoin use for its payments unit, report says

A deal to allow bitcoin as payment would apply only to eBay's PayPal Braintree business and not to eBay itself or to its PayPal subsidiary, says The Wall Street Journal.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Hunch, eBay, Startups, AirBnB, Expedia, Travel/Tourism

Examiner.com

OpenTable mobile payment system launches in New York City

Paying the bill is the least fun part of any meal. To counteract this culinary buzzkill, there have been many apps released lately that are aimed at making bill payment as easy as touching a button.

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Related Topix: OpenTable, Startups, Software, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Carson's Ribs of Milwaukee Named a Top 30 Barbecue Restaurant in America

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Milwaukee, WI, Bar-B-Q, Startups

Curbed

I Can Hayes Valley: Phew: SF's First Cat Cafe Inks Lease, Construction Begins ASAP

Things got a bit dodgy for a second , but San Francisco's first cat cafA©, KitTea , has secured a Hayes Valley storefront and will begin construction soon.

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Related Topix: OpenTable, Startups, Software

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Business Journal

OpenTable expands mobile payment service to New York and beyond

OpenTable is launching its mobile payment service in New York after a successful pilot in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: OpenTable, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Software, Square

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Business Journal

New York payment startups prep for restaurant battle with OpenTable

The UpTake: OpenTable is the latest big company to bring mobile payments to traditional dining and bars in New York.

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Related Topix: OpenTable, Startups, Software

Mon Aug 11, 2014

SFGate

Square, OpenTable eye each other's niches

AUGUST 19: Square CEO Jack Dorsey and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp look on as Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus attempts to download the Square Wallet app while touring the Square headquarters on August 19, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

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Related Topix: Square, OpenTable, Startups, Software, August, CA, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Twitter

Insider Monkey

Daniel Kurnos on Priceline Group Inc (PCLN) and OpenTable Inc (OPEN) Acquisition

PCLN ) on CNBC ahead of the earnings and pointed out various interesting things in the company and especially citing why they think the company has made interesting moves in recent times through acquisitions.

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Related Topix: Startups, Priceline

Daily Herald

Priceline bookings top forecast as travel website expands reach

Priceline Group Inc., the largest U.S. online travel-reservation service, reported better-than- forecast second-quarter bookings as more consumers used its websites to plan summer trips.

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Related Topix: Priceline, Norwalk, CT, Startups, Marketing

Freshnews

OpenTable Mobile Payments National Expansion Kicks Off in New York City

OpenTable , the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group , today announced that it kicked off the national expansion of its pay with OpenTable feature with a launch in New York City.

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Related Topix: OpenTable, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Priceline, iPhone, us Travel, Travel

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Mobile-Payments Firms Order Up New Strategy: Restaurants

Shoppers in stores have so far shown little interest in smartphone apps to pay for purchases.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Forrester Research, Advertising, OpenTable, Startups, Software, Amazon

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

9 Travel Apps for Google Glass

With wearable devices such as Google Glass becoming technology's next big thing, it's little surprise developers are going after the travel market.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Travel

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Business Journal

No whining for this wine startup joining the competitive food tech landscape

The UpTake: San Francisco-based Gruv is for wine lovers. It allows restaurant goers to reserve a bottle of wine online ahead of time and get a discount, much the way OpenTable allows for users to make online restaurant reservations.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, OpenTable, Startups, Software

Business Journal

Best views in the U.S.? Monterey Bay Fish Grotto and Isabela on Grandview make top list

The Monterey Bay Fish Grotto on Mt. Washington recently topped the list of our readers' favorite restaurants in the Pittsburgh region - and now it's on a national list as well.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Skift

Priceline Invests $500 Million in Chinese Booking Giant Ctrip

This deal has huge implications despite the fact that the Priceline Group gets only a 10% piece of Ctrip.

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Related Topix: Priceline, VirtualTourist, Expedia, Travel/Tourism, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu, Startups

The Honolulu Advertiser

Five Hawaii restaurants are among Top 100 Most Scenic in U.S.

Three Honolulu restaurants and two on Hawaii island offer among the best scenery in America, according to online dining reservations site OpenTable.com.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Startups, Kailua, HI, Kailua Kona, HI

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Yelp Long-Term May Devour OpenTable, GrubHub & Groupon

Yelp is considered the internet's "yellow-pages" and will become the preeminent mobile search app for all local businesses.

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Related Topix: Startups, OpenTable, Software, Groupon, Restaurant Management

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