Summary Sources tell Kara Swisher the move is part of a local content redesign (has strong mobile tie-ins) for Yahoo search, as well as the company's broader efforts ( previous ) to invest in search tech and thereby reverse long-term share losses to Google.
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Summary The rankings were compiled after reviewing three factors; the percentage of restaurants OpenTable reviewers rated as "romantic"; the percentage of people who dined out for Valentine's Day in 2013, and the percentage of tables seated for two.
Summary These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for approximately 19,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. "Love is always in the air - and romance is always on the menu - at any of these winning restaurants." 3TV's Javier Soto also recommended Virtu , which was recently named one of the 20 best new restaurants in the country by Esquire Magazine, Elements at Sanctuary and Orange Sky at Talking Stick Resort .
Summary Another high-tech innovation showcased at the McCormick Place convention center automates the home, and can be connected so the lights come on and music starts to play as the car pulls into the driveway. "It's interesting to see the new cars, both the ones that make it and the ones that turn out to be costly mistakes."
Summary Yesterday, Yahoo Yahoo announced a partnership with Yelp on local search. The difference is that the local spending is highly dispersed. And, of course, the big guys are all in local search one way or the other.
Summary The staff from Distill will be interestingly working at Yahoo in the area of mobile advertising. "Prior to creating Distill, we were part of the original team behind the creation of Tapjoy, a mobile performance-based advertising platform that drove deep engagement and monetization opportunities for mobile app publishers," the Distill team wrote on the company's website.
Summary With the purchase, seven Distill employees will join Yahoo, and Distill will shutter its service on March 30, it said on its blog. Distill was in private beta with the service, testing it with companies like ClearSlide, Disney, Box, ModCloth and FiveStars, Cutler reports.
Summary Judging by fan support, WWE's celebrity inductions have been hit-or-miss over the past few years. The concept of main events in the Hall of Fame, not to mention two-time Hall of Famers, will only dilute an entity that WWE has done a good job of protecting over the years.
Summary The article, however, was inexplicably delinked from the company's Yahoo Finance page. Poly Shield Technologies has a lot of moving parts, but the bottom line is that the company is literally going into the tank. The DSOX-15 effort is supported by the three new management members that joined Poly Shield in September 2013.
Summary (YAHOO!) Ralph Waite, who played the patriach of Walton's Mountain on the long-running family drama "The Waltons," and appeared as the father of Mark Harmon's Jethro Gibbs on "NCIS," has died.
Summary BACK IN NEW ORLEANS: Yahoo!'SILVER TOUCH: The new commissioner makes it pretty clear in an interview with USA Today's Sam Amick that the league will seek to raise the age minimum to 20. Needless to say, the threat worked and paved the way for the league the players and fans currently enjoy.
Summary The latest startup in Yahoo Inc.'s acquisition spree is San Francisco-based Distill, a company that develops ways for human resource workers to recruit technical talent by combining video interviews with programming challenges. Deng-Kai Chen previously worked with TapJoy Inc., a mobile advertising app that provided monetization and distribution services on iOS and Android, and Google Inc. before that.
Summary Ventura County fire Capt. Ron Oatman says firefighters responding to neighbors' reports of a woman crying had to chisel away much of the chimney and lubricate it with dish soap Sunday to free 30-year-old Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa.
Summary The Tampa Bay Lightning will be without Victor Hedman, their best defenseman, for at least a month. Hedman's game is on the rise, and that growth and dependability is a major reason the Lightning are expected to be big-time contenders in the Eastern Conference.
Summary That Colt McCoy is fond of hunting is hardly news. "My grandparents live on a farm, and we were always out there helping out, and it just kind of naturally grew out of that. It's a great way to escape and relax."
Summary Caption Passengers let off ship after Ebola scare. Passengers aboard a Carnival Cruise Lines ship were let off in Galveson, Texas Sunday after a healthcare worker who was being monitored for Ebola quarantined herself in her room. A woman is in a Virginia hospital after an Ebola scare at the Pentagon puts nearly two dozen people on edge.