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16 hrs ago | Business Journal

PBN panel discusses digital strategies for Hawaii businesses, legal risks and Yelp

PBN's Digital Strategies for Business Growth, from left, Mary Fastenau, principal, Anthology Marketing Group, and president, Anthology Interactive Group; Emi Hart, Honolulu community manager, Yelp.com; Michael Tam, CEO, Martin & MacArthur; Tara Coomans, founder, Akamai Marketing; and Elijah Yip, partner, Cades Schutte.

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Related Topix: Startups, Marketing

18 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

We Spent A Night On The Town With Yelp's 'Elite' Reviewer Squad

Elite members bear special badges on their Yelp profiles, and they're invited to private events where up-and-coming restaurants and bars provide food and drinks for free.

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Related Topix: Startups, Business Insider

Yesterday | Evening Times

Cat's Eyes on Glasgow: an afternoon at the museum and a little Yelp from my friends

Kelvingrove Museum: the cultural castle which looms over our city, resplendent in red.

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Related Topix: Startups, Dining, Life, Food, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Google Capital Leads $100 Million Round for Services Marketplace Thumbtack

Just three months after Thumbtack raised $30 million in a round that founder Marco Zappacosta said his startup didn't need, the services marketplace has raised $100 million more.

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Related Topix: Thumbtack, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Venture Capital, Startups

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Foursquare Ups its Game Against Yelp and Google in Restaurant Search

Foursquare Labs, the mobile app company that named me "mayor" of my local coffee shop, launched a shot at Yelp earlier this year.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Could SF pizza joint be converted to housing stock?

What's tastier these days in San Francisco: pizza or housing? Here's today's case in point: 1270 Mission Street in the South of Market area, which currently houses a one-story, 1,192-square-foot pizza joint known as SF Pizza.

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

Wired

Find the Perfect Coder Boot Camp for You With This Handy Site

Jonathan Lau discovered his passion for programming while working at an environmental consulting firm where he processed data with his own automated scripts.

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Related Topix: Startups

TheStreet.com

Jim Cramer Answers Twitter (TWTR) Questions on Walmart (WMT), Yelp...

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Related Topix: Startups, Mozilla

TheStreet.com

Jim Cramer Answers Twitter (TWTR) Questions on Walmart (WMT), Yelp...

Cramer says Walmart is left out of the bottom and the top, so he does not want to own the stock until he sees some strategy that indicates the company has figured out how to operate dollar stores and high-end stores.

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Related Topix: Startups, Hain Celestial Group Inc The, Food, Business News

Yelp Blog

Yelp's 5-star Summer Send-off On B.B.Riverboats

Yelp's Summer Bucket List Bash was one for the record books! Over 1,000 Yelpers made it out to celebrate the close of Summer with 30 of their favorite local businesses on board.

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Post and Courier

Yelp CEO reviews his own business after 10 years

After Yelp posted the first quarterly profit in its history recently, the online business review site got panned on Wall Street.

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Related Topix: Startups

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Pocket-lint.co.uk

Website of the day: Yelp Trends

Trends. It's been a buzzword in online circles for so long that probably many people have forgotten what keeping an eye on them is even for.

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Related Topix: Startups

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Motley Fool

Yelp Reviews Have Been Called Into Question

With 61 million cumulative reviews in Yelp's last quarter alone, some fraudulent reviews should be expected, but as the company continues to fight such allegations, how much faith should consumers put into the supposed experiences of others? Questionable advertising antics Yelp has become the go-to review site for consumers looking to share ... (more)

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

SFGate

Diners' Bill of Rights proposed for city

In his version of this legislation, if the eatery doesn't seat you within 30 minutes of the reservation time, the drinks you consume while waiting are free; if the wait is longer than an hour, the meal and the liquor are free; if they don't seat you at all, they have to pay for your cab to another restaurant, plus the meal and drinks there.

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Related Topix: Startups, August, CA, Chris Christie, US Governors, Entertainment

Mobile Marketer

Yelp launches in Chile, as mobile boom increases appetite for reviews

Yelp, continuing a South American expansion, launched its social-review service in Chile to increase its share of the location-based mobile space.

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Top ranked Hawaii restaurant coming to California

The most popular casual restaurant on Maui is ready to franchise in California. Coconut's Fish Cafe , currently the #1 ranked Maui restaurant on Yelp and Tripadvisor, has been packing them in since its 2009 founding.

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Related Topix: California, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Startups, Dining, Pacific Beach (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces Yelp to Expand in Chicago

Company to Bring 300 Jobs to New Chicago Office; Attracting Innovative Technology Companies to Chicago is a Key Initiative of the Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Yelp Co-founder and CEO Jeremy Stoppelman today announced that Yelp has signed a lease for over 50,000 square feet of space on the 4th floor of the Merchandise ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

Mission Local

Gardenias and Grief

Flower stores generally send orders out to funerals, but in mid-July, the 11-month-old Mission de Flores had its own tragedy to deal with: One of the partners took his own life.

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Yelp Launches in Chile to Further Expand South American Presence

Beginning today, people throughout are able to create accounts on Yelp.cl to share their opinions about great local businesses.

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

TechCrunch

WeedMaps Partners With Uber So You Don't 420BlazeIt And Drive

Dude, where's my car? Back in the garage because you took an Uber rather than driving high.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Startups

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