Sunday Jul 20
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.
Trending on the Topix Network
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Restaurant finds its service is slower because you're spending too much time staring at your phone
If you find that service at your favorite restaurant isn't as speedy as it once was, don't blame your waiter - instead, blame all the people who spend tons of time messing around on their smartphones when they go out to eat instead of looking at a menu and ordering their food.
The Brandery Accelerator Launches Its Latest Class
The class included companies developing products ranging from a location-based iPhone app that's looking to make Yelp hyperlocal on mobile devices, a company making a wearable device programming toolkit, to a water use sensor and mobile app to reduce customers' water bills.
Sports of Yore
Blogging: Social Media OR Search Tactic?
Let's examine how these 2 approaches differ since it has an impact on your blog's content, presentation and results.
New 'Nevada Beer' to benefit local nonprofits
"There were more businesses interested in having Nevada Beer than we could supply," says Michael Tragash, Yelp Reno Community Manager.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Appreciating IP before it's gone - a filthy photo show
Before the rooms are renovated at IP/Quad/Linq, I perused the Yelp photos section for the famed resort.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Top 5 wedding venues in Naperville, according to Yelp
Choosing your wedding venue can be one of the biggest decisions you make when planning your big day.
The Federal Reserve Uses Small-Cap, Social Media Stocks To Display Vigilance On Valuations
The Federal Reserve took an intriguing step in its latest Monetary Report by singling out small-cap, social media, and biotech stocks as having high valuations.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Yelp Complains About Google Results For Restaurants Years After...
The CEO of Yelp, Jeremy Stoppelman, has gone to regulators in Europe over Google, filing a complaint against the way the search engine organizes results of searches for restaurants and restaurant reviews.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Find out what's going on around you - and escape the tourist traps - with this app
Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/14/find-out-whats-going-on-around-you-and-escape-the-tourist-traps-with-this-app/ MapHook, a social discovery application, just launched a major upgrade for iOS allowing people to quickly search find and share information about places, events, and trending news near them.
Google Maps For iOS Gets An Update
Yelp has been complaining about trying to compete with Google for years now, but recently, it became an official complainant against the company in its ongoing antitrust case in the EU.
Zephyr Agents Dzhibrailova and Gullicksen Rank in the Thousand
REAL Trends, Inc, in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, just published its ninth annual THE THOUSAND list of America's top 1,000 real estate sales professionals and teams.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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)
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.
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.