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Yelp's six-year grudge against Google

Recently, EU fined Google $2.7 billion, for favouring its own services over its rivals

Conor Doughtery | NYT 

Jeremy Stoppelman, chief executive of Yelp, the local search and reviewing site, would like this article to be focused on his company’s growth, or on how its reviews help independent businesses, or on pretty much anything besides what it is about: How Yelp became Google’s most tenacious pest. “If you were to have asked me 15 years ago, ‘Hey, are you going to be an anti-trust crusader?’ I would have said, ‘No, I have no interest in that,’” he said in a recent interview. “That was not a childhood dream.” For six years, his company ...

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First Published: Mon, July 03 2017. 02:41 IST