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Restaurant-Rating Company Zagat Acquired By Google
2011-09-09 04:21:54

  Google has agreed to acquire the popular restaurant-rating service Zagat in what is being called an attempt by the Internet search giant to strengthen its local business content, various media outlets reported on Thursday. The cost of the acquisition and most of the other terms were not disclosed, according to Michael J. De La Merced and Claire Cain Miller of the New York Times. However, both they and Rachel Metz of the Associated Press (AP) confirm that the founders of the...

2011-08-16 10:31:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zagat Survey reveals a series of enhancements to its recently rebuilt ZAGAT.com. Since its debut in February, the website has expanded its already best-in-class restaurant search with the Compare, Matrix and Stats views, relaunched its deals program, Zagat Exclusives (powered by Savored), and has integrated OpenTable reservations within the site. "We are continually working on new ways to help our users find the right restaurant for any...

2011-02-22 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Zagat Survey, LLC, the world's first provider of user-generated restaurant information, rolled out a totally new website with extensive free features. The completely rebuilt site offers the most powerful restaurant search tools available, along with expanded free content and increased recognition of member contributions. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/zagat/48730/...

2011-02-08 08:02:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat released its latest Dating & Dumping survey today. The results indicate a tremendous shift in how people approach dating. Available exclusively at ZAGAT.com, the downloadable guides present location-specific editions for New York, Los Angeles and Chicago showcasing the best restaurants, bars and other hot spots to love 'em or leave 'em. The surveys also reveal information about dating preferences, pet peeves and horror stories. "Dating in...

2010-11-08 12:57:00

NEW YORK and KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat Survey, the world's leading provider of consumer survey-based leisure information, and Handmark®, a global leader in the development and distribution of mobile applications and services, today announced the release of ZAGAT TO GO(TM) for Windows Phone 7. ZAGAT TO GO, the premiere restaurant application to launch on this new platform, provides users with access to Zagat's trusted ratings and reviews for...

2010-08-18 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat Survey, the world's leading provider of consumer survey-based leisure information, and Handmark®, a global leader in the development and distribution of mobile applications and services, announced the release of ZAGAT TO GO(TM) 4.0 for iPhone(TM) today. The new app adds three major features that revolutionize the ZAGAT TO GO experience: Foursquare: Zagat has been named the No. 1 brand on Foursquare and is the first to provide...

2010-08-13 12:17:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat Survey, the world's leading provider of consumer generated survey information, and Foodspotting, a site where members share photos of restaurant dishes, today announced a digital partnership. Forthcoming versions of Zagat's mobile applications will offer users access to thousands of Foodspotting photos of dishes at Zagat Rated restaurants nationwide. "Our goal is to help users make smart dining decisions," said Nina Zagat, Co-Founder, Zagat Survey....

2010-04-02 17:56:00

NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned restaurant guide publisher Zagat is pleased to announce the release of ZAGAT TO GO for iPad(TM) today. Developed with Handmark®, a leading mobile application provider, ZAGAT TO GO for iPad is the latest addition to Zagat's suite of apps available across a wide range of mobile platforms. The new iPad app offers access to Zagat's succinct restaurant ratings and reviews that help diners make quick, informed decisions based on the...

2009-11-06 15:45:00

NEW YORK and KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat Survey, the world's leading provider of consumer survey-based leisure information, and Handmark®, a leading creator of mobile applications and services, launched ZAGAT TO GO(SM) for Android today. The application, developed by Handmark, provides Android customers fast, easy access to Zagat's trusted ratings and reviews for over 40,000 restaurants, hotels, nightspots and shops worldwide. It is available for $9.99 in...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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