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Sunday Jul 20 | 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.

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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.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boy Genius

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Startups, Craigslist, Restaurant Management

TechCrunch

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.

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Related Topix: Instagram, iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Startups, Cincinnati, OH, Marketing

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.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Marketing, Startups

KRNV-TV Reno

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.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Startups, Restaurant Management

Thu Jul 17, 2014

VegasTripping.com

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.

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Related Topix: Startups

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Naperville Sun

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.

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Related Topix: Naperville, IL, Startups

Seeking Alpha

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Biotech, Science / Technology, Startups

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

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.

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

VentureBeat

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.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups

WebProNews

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.

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

Sys-Con Media

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.

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Related Topix: Pacific Heights (San Francisco, CA), Real Estate, Startups, UC Berkeley, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Skift

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Stevens Institute of Technology, Education, Startups, Social Software, Facebook

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 .

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Related Topix: Startups

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Curbed

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)

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

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.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Marketing, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

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.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

OakLeaves

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.

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Related Topix: Oak Park, IL, Startups

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