TC Roundup: Yelp seeks buyer amid slow growth, rising costs

TC Roundup: Yelp seeks buyer amid slow growth, rising costs

Yelp seeks buyer amid slow growth, rising costs: Yelp Inc. is exploring a sale as the company at the top of many Internet search results struggles to post strong growth with users and advertisers. (The Wall Street Journal)

Ericsson extends patent suits against Apple to Europe: Swedish mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson has filed lawsuits in Germany, Britain and the Netherlands against Apple over technology license payments, Ericsson said on Friday.

Ericsson said it had offered to enter into arbitration with Apple to reach a global licensing agreement for its patents, but that offer had now expired. (Reuters)

How Facebook's cold storage preserves your old photos: Facebook has done a whole lot of work in order to keep your oldest and least popular photos neatly tucked away and ready to be served up whenever people want to look at them. Today Facebook is opening up about many of the ideas its infrastructure team has implemented in the two cold storage facilities it maintains at its data centers in Oregon and North Carolina. (Venture Beat)

Google integrates food ordering into search results for restaurants: Google now lets users in the U.S. order food from six companies—Seamless, Grubhub, Eat24, Delivery.com, BeyondMenu, and MyPizza.com—directly from search results.

If someone searches for a restaurant that offers delivery through one of those providers, an option for "place an order" will show up in its Google information. Users are then shown links to delivery services and complete the order directly on their sites. (Tech Crunch)

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