Topic: Zagat

YP CEO: We Were 'Mobile First' Before It Was Cool

David Krantz on why his company is a digital power player

David Krantz took the reins as YP CEO in 2012, when the listings directory spun away from AT&T Interactive, which was his former employer and the brand's former parent. Since then, he's been…

Information Diet: Jillian Michaels

The 'Biggest Loser' trainer spends time with 'Dexter' and Jay-Z

Specs Age 38 Accomplishments Health and fitness expert on NBC’s The Biggest Loser (season premiere is January 2013) and Losing It With Jillian; author; investor in popchips brand Base Los Angeles What’s the first…

Google to Acquire Frommers

Travel brand will join Zagat as search giant looks to bolster Google Places

Google is looking to expand its local and travel review components with the acquisition of the Frommers travel brand from John Wiley & Sons, according to a report in the…

Is Content the Problem or the Solution?

The ever-mounting disarray at Yahoo, along with the not-so-far-behind-it disarray at AOL, is just another part of the long-in-coming conclusion that content doesn’t work as a business online.       “Content doesn’t…

September 19 2011

Google’s Awkward Years

Google will turn 13 this month and, like countless teenagers before it, has hit that awkward stage where it’s now agonizing about what it wants to be when it grows…

September 12 2011

Google Buys Zagat

Iconic restaurant reviewer will add to search giant's local offerings

In its continuing quest for world domination, Google is putting its stamp on one of the few areas of daily life that it didn’t already seem to control: Your eating…