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SinoSoul’s Tony Chen: L.A.’s Most Controversial Food Blogger

SinoSoul’s Tony Chen: L.A.’s Most Controversial Food Blogger

SinoSoul.com is a food blog where you might find the word “deplorable” describing the burger “ball of beef” at well-respected L.A. restaurants such as The Hungry Cat and Jar. Of the Father’s Office burger, what masses often declare their fav…

Four-Star Sperm Bank And Other Oddities Reviewed On Yelp

Four-Star Sperm Bank And Other Oddities Reviewed On Yelp

Yelp, the popular user-generated ratings site for local businesses, just added “sex clubs” to its growing list of categories. Pretty odd, right? Well, not so much. We tracked down a few of the even odder items reviewed on Yelp, including puz…

Social Media Is Hot. But Can It Help The Economy?

Social Media Is Hot. But Can It Help The Economy?

The economy may be troubled, but one area is thriving: social media. They begin with Facebook and extend through a dizzying array of companies that barely existed five years ago: Twitter, LinkedIn, Groupon, Yammer, Yelp, Flickr, Ning, Digg -…

Judge Tosses Extortion Lawsuit Against Yelp

Judge Tosses Extortion Lawsuit Against Yelp

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge who dismissed a class-action lawsuit accusing consumer review website Yelp of extortion is giving plaintiffs a month to refile their complaint.Judge Marilyn Hall Patel ruled last week that the original suit f…