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SEATTLE— Amazon.com is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes. It debuted Monday across the U.S. after several months of testing in New York, Los Angeles and Amazon.com' s home city of Seattle. Amazon.com' s move poses a potential threat to other online referral and business rating services, including...
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Apple Inc's Tim Cook, one of the most prominent openly gay American CEOs, has joined fellow tech industry chiefs in decrying a controversial Indiana law that opponents say could allow companies to deny services to gay people. Cook, who publicly declared his sexual orientation last year, joined other tech chief executives, including...
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Feb 10- Yelp Inc said it bought online food-ordering service Eat24, expanding its business beyond consumer reviews into one of the hottest sectors of the online economy. The acquisition of Eat24 for $134 million puts Yelp in direct competition with established operators such as GrubHub Inc.. Yelp raised its current-quarter revenue forecast to $118.5...
Feb 10- Yelp Inc, operator of the consumer review website Yelp.com, said it acquired an online food ordering service provider and also raised its revenue forecast for the current quarter. Yelp's shares rose 4.6 percent to $44.14 in premarket trading. Yelp raised its current-quarter revenue forecast to $118.5 million- $120.5 million from $114 million- $116...