google places

Foursquare Declares Local Search (Yelp And Google) Broken, Vows Fix With Personalization

Foursquare escalated its battle versus Yelp and Google today with a blog post explaining that its redesigned app will beat their “one-size-fits-all results” that users get “regardle

Google Places Now Borrowing Yelp Reviews Without Attribution In iPhone App

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/google-places-colonial.jpg"> Google Places is at it again, brazenly borrowing reviews from Yelp. But this time it's in their iPhone a

Google Kills Tags In Favor Of Boost

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/googel-tags.jpg"> Google is <a href="http://googlesmb.blogspot.com/2011/04/update-on-tags.html">killing Tags</a>, an advertising product for

Google Places Swallows The Awkwardly Named "Hotpot"

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-292646" title="Screen shot 2011-04-08 at 11.48.12 AM" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/screen-shot-2011-04-08-at-11-48-12-am.png" alt="" /

Google Serves Places On The iPhone With A Side Of Hotpot

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/google-places-iphone.jpg"> Google Places is <a href="http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/01/now-available-google-places-with-hotpot.html">now

Google Targets Small Businesses With $100 Million Worth Of AdWords Credits

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/google-100m-local.jpg"> Google is going after local businesses in a big way. It is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/12/13/google-pl

Google, These Aren't Really The Best Answers For Users. They Are The Best Answers For You.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/ny-chiropractor.jpg"> Over the weekend, the <em>Wall Street Journal</em> ran an <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704058

Twitter Places Is Nothing New, But The Ability To Claim Venues Is Being Tested

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-241159" title="aa" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/aa1.png" alt="" />Okay everyone, let's calm down. Currently making the <a href="https:

It's A Location Turf War As Google Rolls Out Place Search

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-237060" title="gpl" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/gpl.png" alt="" />Back in April, we <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/04/20/go

Fwix Shifts From Local News To Places: "We Are Automating Patch"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/fwix-mission.jpg"> For the past two years, <a href="http://fwix.com/">Fwix</a> has been building a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2008/

Google: There Have To Be Yelps In The World, But…

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-202463" title="Back Camera" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/ccc2.jpg" alt="" />Today during our <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/

Google Opens Places API With Initial Focus On Check-In Apps

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-202071" title="pin-in-map" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/pin-in-map.jpeg" alt="" />At Google I/O in May, the search giant indicated tha

Not Only Is Google Places Going After Yelp, They're Doing So With Yelp's Content

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-200466" title="y" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/y.jpg" alt="" />Earlier today, we noted that an update to Google Maps for Mobile was th

Google May Not Have Bought Yelp, But They Sure Are Trying To Own Them With Places

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-200409" title="places" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/places.png" alt="" />Perhaps you recall that late last year, Google was <a href="h

Happy Friday: 100 More Tickets Released for July 30 Summer Party

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/socialcurrencycrunchup_v4.png" /> <strong>UPDATE:</strong> Batch if tickets is sold out. Check back again next week. We're releasing another

Google Escalates The Location War With Google Places

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/google-places.gif" class="shot2" />The Location War going on right now has many fronts (Foursquare, Twitter, search, mobile), but it is being