Local Motion at SES Chicago

During a session I ran today on local search marketing at SES Chicago, Atif Rafiq, Yahoo Local’s director of strategy and business development, presented comScore data showing that local queries grew 76 percent in February (year over year). After going…

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Yelp Day, We Hardly Knew Ye

After I posted about San Francisco "Yelp Day" earlier in the week, I was alerted to the fact that it actually never happened: It was canceled at the last minute by Mayor Gavin Newsom. An interesting turn of events. SFGate…

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Television Goes Live on iPhone

Following the BIA webinar last month on the technological and competitive dynamics of mobile TV, we're already seeing television reach the iPhone. U.K.-based streaming television provider Livestation will preview an iPhone app tomorrow that will show live television on the…

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Happy Yelp Day (in S.F.)

Today is Yelp Day in San Francisco, by order of Mayor Gavin Newsom. If memory serves me correctly, this is the second annual Yelp Day. It's a nice PR boost for Yelp. For the city, it's probably a way to…

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IPhone Apps: The Winners Are …

Following yesterday's post on the 10,000-app milestone for Apple's App Store, the company today came out with its own list of the most downloaded apps of the year. It divided these into categories like top free apps, top paid apps,…

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