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Google Places a Bigger Bet on Local Business Guide

Google updated its Maps for mobile application today with a feature providing quick, location-based access to Places, its listing of local businesses and customer reviews. The move is a further foray into the territory of Yelp, which turned down a reported $500 million buyout bid from the search giant, and in an amusing twist, many of the reviews appearing in the Places directory are scraped straight off of Yelp.

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About Voices

Along with original content and posts from across the Dow Jones network, this section of AllThingsD includes Must-Reads From Other Websites — pieces we’ve read, discussions we’ve followed, stuff we like. Six posts from external sites are included here each weekday, but we only run the headlines. We link to the original sites for the rest. These posts are explicitly labeled, so it’s clear that the content comes from other websites, and for clarity’s sake, all outside posts run against a pink background.

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