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Yik Yak shuts down after Square paid $1 million for its engineers

Yik Yak co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington published a SEC filing issued on April 16th, Square, has agreed to hireseveral of Yik Yaks employees and acquire a non-exclusive license to some of the companysintellectual property for$1 million. Thats a deeply disappointingresult for a startupthat garnered lots ofsupport from venture […]

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Facebook tests an enhanced local search and discovery feature offering business suggestions

Facebook is testing an enhanced local search feature that could see the social network creeping in on Google Maps, Foursquare and Yelp territory, TechCrunch learned and Facebook confirmed. Facebook users are now able to surfacerecommendations of nearby places like dinner nearby or bars nearby, for example by entering aquery in […]

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