Bing has made it easier for mobile users to navigate a new neighborhood.
In this Q&A, Joseph Essas, OpenTable's chief technology officer, explains how he and his team use data to provide value for both diners and restaurateurs.
Now on tap makes everything from text messages to social media posts searchable, and these new search capabilities could give apps the stickiness and functionality they've been missing.
Nearly three months after Google introduced Now cards, which serve as more detailed reminders for 40 apps, the search giant has expanded the feature to include 70 more third-party apps.
Integrating with big names like Goodzer, GrubHub, OpenTable, and now Fandango helps the former YellowPages.com stand out in the crowded search space.
In order to better serve its mobile customers and compete with the likes of Yelp and Foursquare in the mobile and local market, Google Maps is in the process of rolling out a new series of features.
Now, the updated Google app can help you plan your next date or discover where to dine out when traveling.
Google rolled out a new local ranking algorithm that more closely mimics traditional organic search ranking -- but some queries have lost the 7-pack results entirely, pushing many local businesses off Page 1 altogether.
Android users can now see apps in search results when searching on their mobile device. When the best answer to a query is an app, Google Search will now display the app and make it easy to access or download from Google Play.
"Place Pins" offers a new way for local businesses to market themselves on Pinterest. The interactive map allows pinners to pin places they want to visit someday. These pins include local establishments with addresses and phone numbers.