Yelp

  • Yahoo to partner with Yelp on local search engine results: Report February 9, 2014

    Chicago: Internet portal Yahoo is partnering with consumer reviews website Yelp to beef up local results in its search engine, the Wall Street Journal reported. Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer unveiled the news at an employee meeting on Friday, the newspaper said, citing a person present at the meeting. Yahoo's search engine...
  • Twitter stock slides more than 7 per cent on its second trading day November 9, 2013

    New York: Twitter's stock slid more than 7 per cent on its second trading day Friday, after the popular short messaging service saw a huge first-day pop in what turned out to be a smooth public debut. Such volatile trading is common for freshly public stocks as investors make decisions with...
  • Yelp open to partnering with Facebook's rival offering: CFO June 2, 2013

    California: Consumer review aggregator Yelp Inc, which analysts say could face intense competition from Facebook Inc's "graph search", is open to partnering with the social networking website's latest offering, Yelp's Chief Financial Officer Rob Krolik told Reuters. Facebook, in January, unveiled its graph search feature, available in a beta version, letting...
  • Yelp to add restaurants' health-inspection grades January 19, 2013

    New York: Reviews site Yelp is adding restaurants' health-inspection grades to its site, giving users yet another filter through which they can decide where to eat. Yelp Inc. said Thursday that city-provided health-score information will be available in San Francisco first. Restaurant grades in New York City will be added in...
  • Google didn't manipulate search results to hurt rivals: US FTC January 4, 2013

    Washington: In a major victory for Google, US regulators on Thursday ended their investigation into the giant Internet company and concluded that it had not manipulated its Web search results to hurt rivals. The Federal Trade Commission did, however, win promises from Google that it would end the practice of "scraping"...
  • With Siri and new alliances, Apple takes on Google search June 21, 2012

    San Francisco: When Apple Inc sends out its coveted invitations to major events, one CEO has always been making the guest list of late: Jeremy Stoppelman. The co-founder and chief executive officer of consumer review website Yelp Inc has never taken the stage at these gatherings, but his company has become...
  • Online reviews site Yelp to go public November 18, 2011

    San Francisco: Yelp is hoping investors give it a five-star rating, as the popular online review site plans to raise $100 million in an initial public offering. Yelp made the announcement in a filing Thursday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The amount of money the startup is seeking in...
  • Google buys restaurant review service Zagat September 8, 2011

    Los Angeles: Google Inc has bought Zagat, the popular restaurant recommendations and ratings authority, to expand its local content in the niche marketplace that includes Yelp and Yahoo Inc. Google said the 32-year-old Zagat, which polls consumers and compiles reviews on restaurants around the world, will become a cornerstone of its...
  • Yelp walks away from USD 500 mn Google deal December 23, 2009

    New York: Local business review site Yelp has walked away from about USD 500 million acquisition deal offered by Internet search engine Google, says a report. "CEO of Yelp, Jeremy Stoppleman has walked away from an all-but-signed deal to be acquired by Google for more than half a billion dollars," according...
  • Google in talks to buy review site Yelp: reports December 19, 2009

    San Francisco: Google Inc is in talks to buy Yelp Inc, the popular website for reviews of local businesses, in a deal that could help the Internet search leader tap a lucrative local ads market, media reports say. Google may pay more than $500 million for Yelp, according to reports confirmed...