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Toptable Inks U.K. Restaurant-Booking Partnership With Yelp-Owned Reviews Site, Qype

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Another partnership for toptable: following deals last months with MyVoucherCodes and lastminute.com, the OpenTable-owned restaurant-booking service has inked a partnership with Yelp-acquired local reviews site Qype to provide real-time restaurant bookings for Qype.co.uk. The deal looks to be an extension of an existing partnership between toptable/OpenTable and Yelp, following the latter’s acquisition of Qype last month. The...
Toptable Inks U.K. Restaurant-Booking Partnership With Yelp-Owned Reviews Site, Qype

New Vimbly App Promises Easy Activity Planning in 10 Minutes or Less

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Let’s be honest: Booking a gym class, a wine tour, a cheese tasting or an art lesson really isn’t all that hard. But for city-dwellers who have seemingly limitless recreational activities at their fingertips, a just-launched Web app called Vimbly wants to streamline the planning process. Vimbly’s Web site is...
New Vimbly App Promises Easy Activity Planning in 10 Minutes or Less
Netflix Co-founder Joins Getable’s Board To Help It Bring The Rental Industry Online

A banner year at Urbanspoon as foodies conduct millions of restaurant searches

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We’ve seen a number of high-profile online services get shuffled into the dust-bin of history in recent weeks after their corporate parents decided to pull the plug. (Namely Picnik, TeachStreet and Summify). But here’s a counter example. Urbanspoon, the Seattle-based online restaurant directory which was gobbled up by IAC in...
A banner year at Urbanspoon as foodies conduct millions of restaurant searches
Tasty! OpenTable Forks Over $10M to Buy Foodspotting

Livebookings, Europe’s OpenTable, raises delicious $24 million round

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Livebookings, which provides more than 9,000 restaurants with online marketing and real-time reservations services, has secured £15 million (a little over $24 million) in funding from existing investors Balderton Capital, Wellington Partners and Ekstranda. In a statement, the UK company reiterated that it saw record sales numbers in Q1 2012,...
Livebookings, Europe’s OpenTable, raises delicious $24 million round

Yelp taps Locu to enable real-time menu updates for restaurants

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Locu, the menu dashboard for local merchants, has announced a new partnership that will let Yelp-listed restaurants distribute and update their menus more easily. In addition to food and wine lists, Locu will let restaurant owners update pricing and contact information. In future updates, Locu will also provide additional categories...
Yelp taps Locu to enable real-time menu updates for restaurants
Foursquare Gets Its Own Searchable Timeline With New History Page

NoWait Hires New CEO; Founder Will Become Chief Product Officer

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Pittsburgh-based NoWait, which is trying to become the OpenTable for restaurants that don’t take reservations, has hired a new CEO. Ware Sykes will replace NoWait founder Robb Myer, who will stay on as president and chief product officer. Sykes was previously VP of Sales & Services at TheLadders, a career advice site. The company, which raised $2...
NoWait Hires New CEO; Founder Will Become Chief Product Officer

Google takes on Facebook Connect with Google+ Sign-In, launches with Shazam, Fitbit, Banjo and more

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Google is not fine with letting Facebook and Twitter dominate the social network space anymore. Today, the company announced the release of its Google+ Sign-In offering, giving developers the opportunity to integrate Google+ right into mobile and Web applications. In honor of its launch day, Google is also sharing that...
Google takes on Facebook Connect with Google+ Sign-In, launches with Shazam, Fitbit, Banjo and more

Foodspotting CEO Alexa Andrzejewski On The $10 Million Sale To OpenTable, And The Importance Of Telling Your Startup's Story [TCTV]

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The startup world woke up to some exciting news this morning, with the $10 million cash sale of restaurant dish photo sharing and recommendation app Foodspotting to online restaurant reservation giant OpenTable. So were very pleased to have Foodspotting co-founder and CEO Alexa Andrzejewski stop by TechCrunch TV this...
Foodspotting CEO Alexa Andrzejewski On The $10 Million Sale To OpenTable, And The Importance Of Telling Your Startup's Story [TCTV]

BlackBerry 10 reaches the 100,000 app mark, adds Amazon Kindle today

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While it's still got some distance to make up, BlackBerry has swiftly reached a milestone of sorts -- its first 100,000 apps. According to the announcement, BB10 has notched up over 30,000 new games and apps over the last seven weeks, all before it's even entered the USA. Notable...
BlackBerry 10 reaches the 100,000 app mark, adds Amazon Kindle today

Andreessen Horowitz’s Jeff Jordan On New York’s Ecommerce Companies: ‘”There’s something special happening.’

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Mr. Jordan. Opening the TechCrunch Disrupt proceedings bright and early this morning: Andreessen Horowitz Partner Jeff Jordan. Accompanied by the sounds of birdsong (hey, this thing does take place on a converted pier), he held forth on IPOs, philanthropy, and New York's ecommerce bloom. The discussion opened with a discussion...
Andreessen Horowitz’s Jeff Jordan On New York’s Ecommerce Companies: ‘”There’s something special happening.’
Toyota announces summer update for Entune navigation systems

Android-Based Siri Challenger Maluuba Launches Full Version In India, Partners With OpenTable And Locu In U.S.

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Maluuba, the Android-based Siri competitor and TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco finalist, just announced that it has partnered with OpenTable and the menu and restaurant hours database Locu. Maluuba is also launching a full version of its app in India, allowing users there to access local information about movies, businesses, restaurants...
Android-Based Siri Challenger Maluuba Launches Full Version In India, Partners With OpenTable And Locu In U.S.

The Best Apps For Dad's New iPhone

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With over 500,000 apps in Apple's App Store it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which ones are useful or fun. Whether your Dad received an iPhone for father's day or has had one for some time check out these apps that are sure to add some personality to...
The Best Apps For Dad's New iPhone

OpenTable Integrates Foodspotting Into iOS App

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More than two months after OpenTable acquired restaurant discovery app Foodspotting for $10m, the online table-reservation service has finally integrated Foodspotting’s restaurant-finding and dish-sharing features into the iOS incarnation of its app. Now, you’ll be able to view the most popular dishes from Foodspotting on OpenTable’s restaurant pages, simply by...
OpenTable Integrates Foodspotting Into iOS App

Urbanspoon seats 1 million diners, looks to feast on OpenTable

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Urbanspoon may be best known for helping folks find new dining experiences, from sushi restaurants in Seattle to steak houses in Kansas City. But a growing component of Urbanspoon’s business is helping diners make reservations, an area where OpenTable remains the 800-pound gorilla. Since OpenTable’s inception in 1998, the San...
Urbanspoon seats 1 million diners, looks to feast on OpenTable

With $1.2M Of Seed Funding, A SoMoLo App For Augmented Reality Fans: Wallit

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From Foursquare to Pinwheel and Highlight and many, many more besides, we’ve seen a lot of apps created for users to share location, information and pictures with friends and like-minded people. So it seems inevitable that to help set themselves apart from the pack, newer launches will start coalescing more...
With $1.2M Of Seed Funding, A SoMoLo App For Augmented Reality Fans: Wallit

Order Up! OpenTable Partners With Locu To Bring Real-Time Menus To Restaurants

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By spending less time updating frequently changing menus, OpenTable restaurants are free to focus on booking more reservations. Depending on where you're poring over a restaurant's menu--its own website, an app, a Facebook page--the dishes you're drooling over might not necessarily be available when you finally sit down to...
Order Up! OpenTable Partners With Locu To Bring Real-Time Menus To Restaurants
BetterDoctor, the 'OpenTable for doctors', launches nationwide (exclusive)

UserTesting Picks Up $3M To Bring Usability Testing To Mobile Apps And Abroad

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It’s a terribly common situation: after hundreds of hours of thinking through and building a product, a startup finds that its users stumble through a sign-up flow or in finding a feature. That’s in part why usability testing is a no brainer. In fact, there’s a bit of a cottage...
UserTesting Picks Up $3M To Bring Usability Testing To Mobile Apps And Abroad

Locu brings up-to-date menus to restaurants on TripAdvisor and Citysearch

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Back in November, OpenTable partnered with Locu -  the menu dashboard for local merchants – to let restaurants publish and edit their menus in real-time. The Locu-powered menus are displayed on the restaurants’ profile pages on OpenTable and are automatically optimized for restaurants’ own websites. Now, TripAdvisor and Citysearch are...
Locu brings up-to-date menus to restaurants on TripAdvisor and Citysearch
Cash in on mobile, the third-wave of e-commerce
Data killed the HiPPO star

NoWait Lines Up $2 Million in Funding for the Restaurant Seating App

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NoWait has raised $2 million in a first round of funding to become the OpenTable for restaurants that don’t take reservations. The round was led by Birchmere Ventures with Sand Hill Angels and other investors also participating. The Pittsburgh company, which helps would-be diners find out wait times in advance...
NoWait Lines Up $2 Million in Funding for the Restaurant Seating App

Europe’s ‘OpenTable’ Livebookings Eats Up Another $24M From Balderton, Wellington, Ekstranda

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Livebookings, the restaurant booking and marketing service that competes with services like OpenTable, is announcing today that it has picked up another $24 million (£15 million) in funding to continue growing its business in Europe and beyond. The news highlights two trends we’ve seen emerging recently around here: companies dedicated...
Europe’s ‘OpenTable’ Livebookings Eats Up Another $24M From Balderton, Wellington, Ekstranda

30 Useful (and Unknown) Web Apps You Need to Bookmark

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At Maximum PC, computer hardware is our bread and butter. We review it, preview it, and just generally love to talk about it. Unfortunately, hardware becomes less important with each passing day, as more and more software moves onto the internet. We're not looking forward to the day that...
30 Useful (and Unknown) Web Apps You Need to Bookmark

BlackBerry store tops 100,000 apps, up 30,000 in 7 weeks

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Developers have added apps such as Amazon Kindle, OpenTable, and The Wall Street Journal, and CNN, The Daily Show, eBay, and Skype will be available in the coming weeks. [Read more]...
BlackBerry store tops 100,000 apps, up 30,000 in 7 weeks
Liquidity hacking: How to build a two-sided marketplace
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