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10 hrs ago | 7x7

Yelp Turns 10, So Here Are Some Crazy One-Star Reviews of the Country's Best Restaurants

Conceived after company CEO Jeremy Stoppelman had a cold and needed a good doctor recommendation, Yelp , the controversial and wildly successful review site that's changed the playing field when it comes to customer critiques, turns 10 this year.


Related Topix: Startups, Restaurant Management

11 hrs ago |

Yelp Earnings Preview: What Wall Street Is Saying

The company announced an expansion of its application programming interface in July, increasing the application's call limit to 25,000 per day from 100 per day in attempts to increase mobile traffic.


Related Topix: Startups, Advertising

14 hrs ago |

Yelp Given "" Rating at Telsey Advisory Group

's stock had its "" rating reiterated by stock analysts at Telsey Advisory Group in a report issued on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Startups

16 hrs ago |

What San Francisco's Startup Scene Is Really Like

For entrepreneurs, there really is no place like Silicon Valley. For many years as an Australian living between Beijing and Sydney, I have read, heard or watched a lot about it; but it was only recently that I actually experienced it.


Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Square, Twitter, Startups

20 hrs ago | Free Weekly Search Engine Optimization

Google releases an algorithm update for local search results

Some days ago, Google released a significant update to its local search algorithm.


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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Star Online

Review site Yelp celebrates its 10th year with a look at trends

Crowd-sourced review site Yelp is marking its 10th anniversary by tracing the evolution of some of the biggest trends over the last decade, including the ebb and flow of cupcakes, craft beer and poutine.


Related Topix: Startups, Beer, Drink

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Mr. Zinn will work out of the ban... )--NuScale Power announced today that Governor Kitzhaber of Oregon toured its Corvallis facility-viewing the now-filled office space which is a direct result of NuScal... )--BlackArrow, a worldwide provider of TV advertising and data solutions, today announced that Bright House Networks, the sixth largest owner ... (more)


Related Topix: Gaming, MTR Gaming Group, Brightcove, Startups

City Paper

Is D.C. a Whiskey or a Gin Town?

Yelp unveiled a new tool last week that lets you search how often certain buzz words appear in reviews over the span of several years in different cities.


Related Topix: Startups

San Francisco Magazine

The Toxic, Abusive, Addictive, Supportive, Codependent Relationship Between Chefs and Yelpers

For 10 years, the citizens reviewers of Yelp have showered restaurants with praise - and pummeled them with abuse.


Related Topix: Startups, Restaurant Management, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Why Yelp will Continue to Grow

Yelp has seen fast development in its business. Yelp's last quarter uncovered tremendous development on the over of increasing user metrics, reviews, and business accounts.


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


Priceline Group Completes $2.6 Billion OpenTable Acquisition

Let the games begin as the Priceline Group's acquisition of OpenTable, and TripAdvisor's acquisition of LaFourchette officially place restaurants firmly in the "travel" space in terms of mindset.


Related Topix: Priceline, OpenTable, Startups, Software

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Courthouse News Service

No Defense Against Yelp Post, Attorney Says

A Sacramento attorney claims in court that he was defamed in a Yelp review of his law office posted by someone he never saw or did business with.


Related Topix: Startups, Social Software

The Real Deal

Another big tenant at 11 Madison Avenue: Yelp moving in

Yelp has signed a 10-year lease at 11 Madison Avenue, a deal that was first reported by The Real Deal .


Related Topix: Startups, Financial Services, Credit Suisse Asset Mnagement Income Fund

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Fast Company

New Yelp Data Tool Might Help Us Find The Next Big Food Craze

Now that cronut mania is fizzling out, foodies have been on the hunt for the next buzzy pastry craze.


Related Topix: Startups, Business News

4 Keys To Scoring Amazing LinkedIn Recommendations

What do others say about this product or that? Does someone we admire and trust rave on and on about it? Think for a moment about Yelp.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Tech Leaders Tell Interns What They Wish They Knew At Age 20

Hundreds of Bay Area interns lined up on Tuesday to hear some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley share what they wished they knew when they were 20 at a recruiting event called Internapalooza .


Related Topix: Eventbrite, AirBnB, Startups

Ask MetaFilter

What are these colored lights in the Yelp building in SF?

Idle curiosity filter: the Yelp building on New Montgomery street in San Francisco has a room in its upper stories with these colored lights .


Related Topix: Startups


Your Chance to Win an iPad Mini and 1 Year of Free Wi-Fi

Making your next career move can be daunting, especially if you don't have the tools to help you search.


Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design, Startups

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Entrepreneur Magazine

Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

After California legalized the sale of medical marijuana, hundreds of thousands of people were left hunting down doctors willing to give them prescription cards and searching for local dispensaries--which have the habit of closing abruptly or being buried with invisible signage.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Startups, Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Irvine, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KTVU Oakland

State pulls 'Hostess' karaoke bar's liquor license amidst complaints

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control on Friday ordered the indefinite suspension of Paper Moon, a karaoke bar in San Bruno that police said attracted too many service calls, an official said.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Startups


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