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Google free mapping service adds local guides

An update to Google`s free online map service on Friday let users become local guides who post reviews of businesses and venues in a challenge to Yelp.

Yahoo partners with Yelp to bring local data in search results

Yahoo has reportedly partnered with online urban guide operator and business review site, Yelp, to bring local data to its search experience.

Yahoo teams up with Yelp to bolster local search results

Yahoo is reportedly teaming up with Yelp to enhance its local-search results.

Wall Street turns quickly on hot Internet stocks

Wall Street on Thursday toasted Yelp, but threw tomatoes at Twitter and Pandora after mixed earnings results prompted big swings in the valuations of a trio of hot Internet stocks.

Fake online reviews: 19 US companies fined $350,000

Fake online products reviews have been around for years, fuelled by unscrupulous marketers seeking to boost sales.

US stocks slip; Yelp jumps 64% after IPO

The stock market reached a couple of milestones this week — Dow 13,000 and Nasdaq 3,000 — but not much else.

Yelp walks away from Google deal

Local business review site Yelp has walked away from about USD 500 million acquisition deal offered by Internet search engine Google, says a report.

Google in talks to acquire Yelp: Report

Internet search giant Google is in
talks to acquire local business review site Yelp for more than
USD 500 million, says a media report.