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2014-09-24 12:33:55

HONG KONG, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced the availability of Yelp Hong Kong (http://www.yelp.com.hk). Beginning today, people across Hong Kong are able to create accounts on Yelp.com.hk to share their opinions about great local businesses. Yelp's free iPhone and Android applications will be available as well as its free suite of business owner tools: Yelp for Business Owners...

2010-04-06 05:30:00

NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SATELLITE FEEDS: ---------------- Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 6:00-6:15 AM ET 1:00-1:15 PM ET Galaxy 3 Galaxy 3 Transponder 21 Transponder 21 C-Band C-Band Downlink Freq: 4120 H Downlink Freq: 4120 H NEWS: Yelp Provides More Transparency around Review Filter to Eliminate Confusion;...

2009-03-23 12:15:19

As social Web sites aim to connect users and allow them to voice their opinions, some are finding that their members are using their sites as a platform to launch criticism against particular aspects of the Web sites themselves. For example, the Web site Yelp.com provides users with the opportunity to contribute their own personalized review of a business place as well as open access to more than 5 million reviews posted by others. However, in an ironic twist, it appears that some Yelp...

2008-07-17 09:00:31

By Rik Fairlie Apple turned on the tap for its iPhone App store last week, releasing more than 500 applications for iPhone users. If you have an iPhone, you just might forget the device is capable of making phone calls, since you'll be so busy updating Facebook pages, coveting your neighbor's house and wielding your new toy to swerve around virtual racetracks. The store is an object lesson for other cellphone makers and carriers on how to make a product indispensable. The App Store is...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.