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New York City Uses Yelp To Track Food Poisoning Outbreaks

05/25/2014, Yelp is a popular service that is used by millions of people around the world to research about venues they might be interested in visiting. Users often post reviews of restaurants they visit and if they don’t like it they can warn other...

Yahoo Announces Partnership With Yelp To Improve Local Search

03/12/2014, A few weeks back it was rumored that Yahoo is going to partner up with Yelp in order to bolster its search product. That rumor has turned out to be true. Yahoo officially announced its partnership with Yelp today, as it looks to improve its search...

Yahoo Taps Into Yelp To Improve Local Search [Report]

02/09/2014, Even though Yahoo went through several major changes last year, the company’s recent quarterly earnings report failed to impress investors. Yahoo needs to work on improving its products and ensure that they don’t face downtime after a few...

U.S. Court Rules Yelp Must Identify Anonymous Reviewers

01/13/2014, There’s a reason why online commenting and reviewing systems usually have the option to post anonymously. Not everyone wants to write a bad review or leave a scathing comment using their own name, some choose to hide behind a curtain to vent while...

Yelp Adds Restaurant Inspection Scores

01/17/2013, Yelp is pushing its service even further. Today, the San Francisco-based service is announcing that it is bringing restaurant inspection scores to Yelp pages. Basically, users can now add and view restaurant hygiene scores, something that was not...

Woman Sued For Negative Yelp Review Won’t Have To Edit A Thing

01/02/2013, We wrote to you last month about a negative review on Yelp that ended in court. The defendant is a woman from Virginia named Jane Perez who took to Yelp, and also on Angie’s List, to express her disappointment with Dietz Development’s...

Airport Chatter Makes Travel More Social On Your iPhone

12/28/2012, With the holiday season behind us, you may not be planning on traveling for another year, unless you’re currently counting down the hours left in your work day until you get away for a New Years trip. If you’d like to experience more from the...

Yelp For Android Updated With Yelp Talk & New Integrated Action Bar

12/20/2012, Yelp users on Android will love to hear that the insanely popular local directory service has just been updated to version 3.7. The new update is just in time for the holiday season where people visit businesses to shop and hang out with families and...

Woman Sued For Negative Review On Yelp

12/07/2012, Watch out for those words, it could cost you thousands of dollars. A woman from Virginia , Jane Perez, wrote a negative review on Yelp. The review was for Dietz Development, a contracting company that apparently worked on Perez’s home. Christopher...

iOS 6 Maps will reportedly feature Yelp’s check-in services

06/26/2012, If you enjoy checking-in to various locations using services offered by Foursquare and Facebook, it seems that come iOS 6, there are reports that iOS users will soon be able to check-in to locations via the new Maps app. The check-in service will be...

BMW Online now has access to Yelp

12/21/2011, BMW has just announced a new addition to its suite of integrated BMW Online apps. BMW drivers with BMW Online-equipped cars will now be able to access the popular review app – Yelp in their cars, without the aid of a smartphone. All they have to do is...

Loopt Revamped iPhone App with Pulse Feature

03/17/2010, [SXSW] At SXSW, I met with Sam Altman, co-founder and CEO, of Loopt, a location-based social networking site, and he showed me the new Loopt app for the iPhone. Loopt introduced its new Pulse button that allows SXSW attendees to access a consolidated...