Sep 23, 2013 The fake online review business has moved way beyond having your friends write raves for you. “Reputation-enhancing” businesses provide fake reviews, sometimes outsourcing the job overseas.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 23, 2013 New York's Attorney General has slapped 19 companies with fines for writing fake online reviews.
Aug 20, 2013 A compilation of the funniest customer reviews for Amazon products.
Jul 31, 2013 Susan Crawford, who argues high costs are to blame to lack of high-speed Internet, is getting some very fishy-looking reviews on her latest book.
Jul 29, 2013 Amazon is hiring 5,000 new full-time workers at its fulfillment centers.
Jul 3, 2013 Yelp has created heat maps showing the geographical density for search terms 'hipster,' 'pricey,' and more. Here's our (unscientific) look at the correlation between hipsters and money.
Apr 22, 2013 Online sales taxes are up for debate again and big guys like eBay are crying foul. What are the real consequences of an online sales tax for retailers?
Jan 18, 2013 Oprah Winfrey hopes Armstrong's doping confession will boost her cable network. 7-11 wants to expand in Manhattan. Yelp plans to add health scores to restaurant ratings.
Jan 18, 2013 Letter grades from the health department found in the windows of restaurants in cities like San Francisco and New York will begin appearing in Yelp reviews. And, the National Association of Realtors gets in the tech startup game.