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Yelp: 8 In 10 Americans To Shop Local For Holidays Yelp: 8 In 10 Americans To Shop Local For Holidays

Yelp commissioned Nielsen to field a consumer survey on where Americans intend to do their holiday shopping this season and what gets them shopping at local businesses. According to this, eight out of ten are likely to shop at local …

Microsoft, Dropbox Partner On Office Integration Microsoft, Dropbox Partner On Office Integration

Microsoft and Dropbox announced a strategic partnership, which will see Dropbox integration with Microsoft Office on phones, tablets, and the web. As the announcement notes, there are already over 35 billion Office files being hosted by Dropbox. Users will be …

Sean Rad Forced Out Of CEO Role At Tinder Sean Rad Forced Out Of CEO Role At Tinder

Tinder CEO Sean Rad has been forced out of the role, but will be staying with the company in the capacity of President and board member. Rad founded the company behind the hottest dating app out there, but events unrelated …

Alibaba Releases First Earnings Report As A Public Company Alibaba Releases First Earnings Report As A Public Company

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which held its IPO here in the United States in September, just released its first earnings report as a public company, and it was a good one. The company beat Wall Street expectations with revenue of …

Christian Bale Reportedly NOT Playing Steve Jobs (Again) Christian Bale Reportedly NOT Playing Steve Jobs (Again)

Christian Bale will not be playing Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic from Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin, according to a new report from The Hollywood Reporter. Sorkin, who based the screenplay on Walter Isaac Walter Isaacson’s 2011 biography, recently …

Groupon Earnings Released, Revenue Up 27% Groupon Earnings Released, Revenue Up 27%

Groupon just released its earnings for the third quarter with revenue up 27% year-over-year at $757.1 million, GAAP loss per share of $0.03, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.03. The company beat Wall Street expectations. “We had another record …

LinkedIn Earnings Released, Revenue Up 45% LinkedIn Earnings Released, Revenue Up 45%

LinkedIn just released its earnings report for the third quarter, posting revenue of $568 million, up 45% year-over-year. Revenue from the U.S. totaled $343 million, and represented 60% of total revenue Net loss was $4.3 million, compared to $3.4 million …

Lenovo Completes Motorola Mobility Acquisition From Google Lenovo Completes Motorola Mobility Acquisition From Google

All the way back in January, Google announced that it was selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. On Thursday, the acquisition was completed. This includes the Motorola brand and portfolio of smartphones, such as Moto X, Moto G, …

Changing an App-Focused Mindset to a Company-Focused Mindset Changing an App-Focused Mindset to a Company-Focused Mindset

There is no doubt that starting a new business and leading it to growth and financial success is not an easy task to accomplish. The well-known statistic that one in three new businesses will fail is one that’s not based …

Tim Cook: “Being Gay Among the Greatest Gifts God Has Given Me” Tim Cook: “Being Gay Among the Greatest Gifts God Has Given Me”

Citing a desire to help others be more comfortable in their own skin, Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly revealed that he is gay. In an eloquent piece for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook writes: For years, I’ve been open with many …

Google Analytics Gets An iPad App Google Analytics Gets An iPad App

It’s hard to believe that this is only just now happening, but Google finally announced an iPad app for Google Analytics. The announcement comes from Nikhil Roy in a Google+ post: As an analytics user, having data at your fingertips …

Kickstarter Adds Shipping Options Kickstarter Adds Shipping Options

Kickstarter announced the addition of a new feature that includes more built-in options for managing shipping of rewards for contributors. As the company acknowledges, this has been kind of a pain in the past. “There are times when sorting out …

Google My Business, AdWords Express Apps Get Updates Google My Business, AdWords Express Apps Get Updates

Google announced some updates to the Google My Business and AdWords Express apps aimed at making it easier for businesses to find the right customers. With Google My Business for Android, business owners can see reviews from across the web. …

IBM And Twitter Announce Big Enterprise Data Partnership IBM And Twitter Announce Big Enterprise Data Partnership

Twitter and IBM announced a new partnership to give enterprises Twitter data through IBM tools and services. Essentially, it’s a combination of Twitter’s “public pulse” of real-time data and IBM’s cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services. IBM will …

Reddit Launches ‘Redditmade’ Crowdfunding Beta Reddit Launches ‘Redditmade’ Crowdfunding Beta

Reddit announced a new crowdfunding project called redditmade, which is now in open beta. The company says it hopes the endeavor will lead to stronger subreddit communities, and allow redditors to better collaborate and support one another. Reddit says, “redditmade …

Google Simplifies Analytics, AdSense Account Linking Google Simplifies Analytics, AdSense Account Linking

Google announced that it has made it easier to link your Google Analytics account to your AdSense account. The process now requires fewer steps. Additionally, you can now link the AdSense account to multiple Analytics accounts. Google says linking the …

Facebook Releases Earnings, Revenue Up 59% Facebook Releases Earnings, Revenue Up 59%

Facebook just released its Q3 earnings report with revenue of $3.2 billion, up 59% year-over-year. Revenue from advertising was $2.96 billion (up 64%) while mobile ad revenue represented 66% of that. Revenue from payments and other fees was $246 million, …

Hulu Is Getting A Bunch More Viacom Conent Hulu Is Getting A Bunch More Viacom Conent

Hulu announced that it’s getting more episodes from Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, and more, thanks to the extension of its relationship with Viacom. The two entities first launched an agreement in 2011, to include content like The Daily Show …

Amazon Heads To Illinois With 1,000 Full-Time Jobs Amazon Heads To Illinois With 1,000 Full-Time Jobs

Amazon announced that it intends to create over 1,000 full-time jobs and $75 million in investment in Illinois. The company was joined by Governor Pat Quinn and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) for the announcement. Amazon says it is beginning site …

Infographic: Do The Math Infographic: Do The Math

This post brought to you by National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. The content and opinions expressed below are that of WebProNews. The restaurant business might not be the first thing you think of when it comes to great jobs, but …

Yelp Acquires French Review Site Cityvox Yelp Acquires French Review Site Cityvox

Investors have been concerned about Yelp’s international business, and Yelp seems to be doing everything it can to reverse that. The company announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Cityvox, a French online review site, which specializes in restaurants and …