A new study by a pair of Harvard Business School researchers, focusing on Bay Area restaurants between 2008 and 2016, found that minimum wage hikes do indeed impact restaurants' ability to stay in business, but specifically they are more likely to impact restaurants with average or below average ratings on Yelp. [ more › ]
VP of engineering, Kris Wehner, oversees restaurant and diner-facing technology and makes data accessible for all employees to boost customer satisfaction and gain a competitive edge. The online food delivery market is massive and growing fast. Show More Summary
In a twisted turn of events, I suddenly find myself to be working for Yelp! It sounds a bit like it was a surprise, and it kind of was. Only 6 months after I started my job at Turnstyle, it got acquired by Yelp. I would joke “I mustShow More Summary
A chef and restaurateur shares why reading online reviews is a maddening experience for many food industry professionals. Just remember, fine dining isn't a fucking community swimming pool.
Daniel Levine paid $5,000 to the dating service Master Matchmakers to help him find true love. Now, instead of a soul mate, he has a sworn enemy in the form of the company’s chief executive, Steven Ward. After speaking with them both, I’m not hopeful this relationship can be saved. But there are...
If Black Mirror is anything to go by, rating everyone around you isn’t always a great idea, but Completed wants to make it easier to rate and rank the business professionals around you. It’s kind of like Yelp, but instead of rating companies, you’re rating the people within the businesses. Show More Summary
Did a chill pass through you when the Consumer Review Fairness Act--a.k.a. the "Right to Yelp"--went into law? The law is designed to protect free speech, and it underscores the importance of consumer online reviews by preventing businesses from using "gag clauses" in their agreements to discourage and punish customers who post negative online reviews....
A quick look at Yelp reviews will show you that NY restaurants are not quite as good as those in some suburbs. This, of course, makes no sense. New York is insanely competitive, with a ton of turnover and a...
Yelp's Eat24 food delivery service partnered with robotics startup Marble to build a food-delivery robot. Although it only delivers to San Francisco’s Mission and Potrero Hill Districts, for now. The robot uses cameras, ultrasonic sensors, and lidar to navigate. Show More Summary
9 Negative Yelp Reviews For United Ai... Stuff like this doesn't fly! Submitted by: Keaton Patti Regular Keywords: Yelp United Airlines Yelp Reviews Negative Planes Transportation Views: 8
Amid the outrage over that United incident, a familiar scenario is playing out in in the App Store. Not satisfied with 1-star Yelp reviews, a flood of glorious memes, and actual IRL protests, furious people are also taking their rage to the App Store, where hundreds of users are completely trashing United's app. Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Yelp Eat24 and robotics manufacturer Marble have launched a robot-based food delivery service in San Francisco, TechCrunch...Show More Summary
San Francisco sidewalks are about to see more robot traffic. Yelp's Eat24 food delivery service is teaming with startup Marble to start dispatching automated couriers in the city on a trial basis. SEE ALSO: 11 useful things you didn't...Show More Summary
Yelp Eat24 is using a high tech approach to deliver food orders in two neighborhoods
The brave new automated world of delivery is upon us. After seeing loads of trial runs from the likes of Chipotle, Domino’s, Amazon, and even the French postal service, serious big city robot delivery programs are getting underway. As...Show More Summary
Another service has officially entered the fray to make us put up with their delivery bots on our sidewalks, and that's Yelp's Eat24. [ more › ]
Consumers are increasingly turning to review sites like Yelp to help them shop for quality health care in this age of high copays and high deductibles. But do user ratings and reviews really help... To view the full story, click the title link.
Fledgling robotics startup Marble has announced its first public-facing partnership, one that will see food delivered to hungry San Franciscans via a little ground-based autonomous drone. Headquartered in San Francisco, Marble has been buzzing around in stealth for some time now, but an eagle-eyed tech writer spotted a Marble / Yelp Eat24 co-branded robot out […]
Yelp Eat24 is using robots to deliver food orders in two San Francisco neighborhoods.