Yelp will roll out a “Call to Action” feature that allows merchants to support a single transaction on their Yelp business listing page.
Cameron ScottReporter, Social Times
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A major factor in Facebook’s botched IPO in May 2012 was interest in its stock by uninformed investors who knew the brand but didn’t know about the company’s financials, experts said this afternoon at a panel on technology IPOs at Bloomberg’s Next Big Thing Summit in Half Moon Bay.
Don Harrison, Google’s vice president of corporate development, confirmed today that the company had agreed to a billion-dollar price for the social mapping app Waze in a deal announced earlier this month.
San Francisco mayor Ed Lee today pointed to the growth of the technology industry as a major success of his administration, even as anger in the city has mounted over skyrocketing rents and urban congestion worsened by the fleet of private buses that take workers to and from the campuses of the largest technology companies in Silicon Valley.
Ask a television viewer to describe the perfect living room world, and s/he would likely say unlimited content on demand for free and with no ads. Internet-based streaming devices such as Roku and Aereo will likely deliver just a small part of that utopia, according to those companies’ CEOs.
Not only has the U.S. government been tracking your email and cell phone metadata, but, by the looks of it, it’s been tweeting about it!
First marketers began listening to our online communications and then the government. Can’t a guy buy a gallon of milk in peace?
The Oxford English Dictionary, the authoritative lexicon of proper English, is adding the word ‘tweet’ as both a noun and a verb, the publication said today.
The City of New York will release public information to citizens through the hyperlocal social network Nextdoor, the city and company announced today.
Since it was revealed in the first week of June that the NSA monitors global email and phone activity in part by obtaining information from major Internet service providers including Google, traffic on the more privacy conscious search engine DuckDuckGo has risen by about half, the company said.