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It's sound—Bristol Pound encourages community unity

There is a rapidly growing momentum driving the development of mobile payment systems. New research has shown systems, such as the Bristol Pound, can have a positive effect on the local community by encouraging consumers ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Business
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Turning reviews into ratings

The proliferation of websites such as Yelp and CitySearch has made it easy to find local businesses that meet common search criteria -- moderately priced seafood restaurants, for example, within a quarter-mile ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Yelp prices IPO at $15 a share as questions loom

(AP) -- Yelp is set to make its stock market debut Friday after pricing its initial public offering above its targeted range, a sign of strong investor demand for a slice of the 8-year-old online reviews site ...

dateMar 01, 2012 in Business
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Google buys German local bargain website

Google said Monday that it has bought German local bargain website DailyDeal as the Internet titan seeks to expand its local deals program to users outside the United States.

dateSep 19, 2011 in Internet
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