Global Yellow Pages News Roundup

Here is a summary of recent, noteworthy developments in the global Yellow Pages space: Following an industry trend, U.K.-based Yell has begun distribution of a truncated Yellow Pages directory in a three-pronged effort to save paper, reduce waste and meet…

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GroupTabs: Check-Ins = Group Buying

Some people (like me) don’t like games. Game mechanics-driven “check in” media like Foursquare, GoWalla, Loopt and BrightKite mostly leave them cold. But what if check-ins triggered group buying discounts? That’s the concept behind GroupTabs, a new service launching in…

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Yext: Full Steam Ahead

I had the opportunity to meet with Yext CEO Howard Lerman and President Brian Distelburger to talk about their recent product additions and approach to the SMB marketplace. What struck me as I entered their NYC loft-style office is the…

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Android Sales Soar, Overtake Apple

Google Android's second-quarter smartphone sales rose sharply enough to overtake Apple handsets among recent smartphone acquirers, 27 percent to 23 percent, according to a recent study released by The Nielsen Co. The results mark a first for Google, whose Android…

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