Here’s some things you may want to know about, as they’re happening around the web, right now.
— Google is poised to buy Yelp.com, the local stuff-to-do site that’s dominated the business in the wake of citysearch’s nose dive. Local advertising is expected to take off if a $500 million deal is signed.
— Saab brand to be “wound down” following GM’s unsuccessful attempts to sell it. “Despite the best efforts of all involved, it has become very clear that the due diligence required to complete this complex transaction could not be executed in a reasonable time.”
— Mindshare US won the $225 million Boehringer Ingelheim phrama business from Havas.
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