Yelp employee Talia Jane wrote an open blog post to CEO Jeremy Stoppelman complaining about her salary and the cost of living in San Francisco last week and was fired a few hours later.
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Google is seeing a steady decline on mobile search ad revenue as a result of market fragmentation and rise of mobile apps, according to the latest stats from eMarketer.
Yelp is revamping its local merchant search and discovery application for Apple's iOS, rolling out an overhauled Nearby tab presenting customized recommendations influenced by the user's profile as well as contextual factors.
While credit card companies and retailers team to sift through every morsel of data they have about their customers, one positive by-product of this exercise for consumers is coming from American Express.
Facebook is redesigning its mobile Pages platform to help consumers more efficiently access local merchant information on the go.
IT Central Station is a new service that lets enterprise buyers rate the products and services they purchase.
Apple's forthcoming iOS 6 mobile operating system overhaul will incorporate location-enabled Yelp check-in services, Bloomberg reports.
A new class action lawsuit alleges that popular mobile applications like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram routinely steal address book data including names, phone numbers, email addresses, job titles
User reviews and recommendations platform Yelp is introducing a new application customized for T-Mobile smartphones running Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android mobile operating system, promising tools to