Seven Questions for Lance Crosby, CEO of SoftLayer, IBM’s New Cloud Company

Suddenly, Big Blue is kind of big in the cloud business.

With 190,000 Smartwatches Sold, Pebble Boosts iPhone Support

Pebble has gone from a tiny outfit trying to deliver promised smartwatches to its Kickstarter backers to a growing 40-person company looking to cement its role as a serious player in wearable technology.

Yelp Misses on Earnings, Beats on Revenue in Q3

A mixed quarter for the online reviews site.

Foursquare Says It’s Ready to Impress You Now

A new “passive” tip feature starts rolling out, and Dennis Crowley says it’s a huge deal: “This is the version of Foursquare that we’ve been talking about building for a long time.”

Google’s Local Business Is “Really Struggling,” in “Constant Chaos,” Yelp CEO Tells Charlie Rose (Video)

Jeremy Stoppelman fired the most recent shots in the long-standing Yelp-Google feud.


Google vs. Facebook in the Battle of Affinity

So far, social sites haven’t been able to turn affinity data into anything particularly useful.

Sosh Raises $10.1M for Local Discovery

What does the end of search look like? Perhaps a little bit like Sosh, the local activity concierge.

Wall Street Gives Yelp Five-Star Review as Stock Soars 23 Percent

New revenue opportunities make for giddy analysts.

Yelp’s Recipe for Conquering Local Advertising: Partnerships With a Dash of M&A

The reviews site won’t go it alone.

Foursquare Gets Its Money

Foursquare’s Yelp Problem