REVIEWS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REVIEWS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Court rules for Yelp in suit over online ratings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374676-79/yelp-reviews-businesses-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58374676-79/yelp-reviews-businesses-court.html.csp">Court rules for Yelp in suit over online ratings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUDHIN THANAWALA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T17:02:12.434-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Online review site Yelp can lower or raise the rating of a business depending on whether it advertises with the company, a federal appeals court ruled in a lawsuit filed by small businesses claiming Yelp used the tactic to try to extort ads from them. Yelp has denied doing that, saying it uses an automated system to cull reviews that determine ratings. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that even if Yelp did manipulate reviews to penalize businesses, the pract...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583746762014-09-04T17:02:12.434-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T17:02:12.434-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374676@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:02:12 MDT Yelp CEO reviews his own business after 10 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267580-79/yelp-company-google-stoppelman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267580-79/yelp-company-google-stoppelman.html.csp">Yelp CEO reviews his own business after 10 years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL LIEDTKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Technology Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T11:20:56.071-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SAN FRANCISCO • After Yelp posted the first quarterly profit in its history last week, the online business review site got panned on Wall Street. The company’s stock plummeted 11 percent the day after the results came out, wiping out its gains for the year. CEO Jeremy Stoppelman didn’t seem disturbed as he sat down to discuss Yelp’s evolution in the 10 years since he began working on a way for people to share recommendations about local merchants with Russ Simmons, a fellow engineer he met while...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582675802014-08-06T11:20:56.071-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T11:20:56.071-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267580@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:20:56 MDT