Google acquires Zagat
0. phoneArena 08 Sep 2011, 16:30 posted on
Looking for a good place to eat while on the go? Thanks to Google's acquisition of Zagat, you will be able to use Google Search to check out Zagat's ratings of restaurants to find a high rated place to eat; the price of the purchase was not disclosed, but the company previously was asking for $200 million...
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1. Brad (unregistered)
Sucks for Zagat. Guess I'm never using it again. Suckers. Google is going to screw them up like all the other copmanies they have acquired.
4. CooterLooter (Posts: 9; Member since: 08 Sep 2011)
Brad my cootersense is telling me you lack the mental capacity to make these judgments.
2. bossmt_2 (Posts: 438; Member since: 13 Oct 2009)
Should make a great combo. Google offers "free" zagat ratings, gets ad revenues etc.
5. biophone (Posts: 1900; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
I love zagat. If they implement this good my next phone may be an android!
6. remixfa (Posts: 14254; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
sweet, more info in google maps at the touch of a button.. or voice command.. or soon.. facial recognition! :)
7. biophone (Posts: 1900; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
F they did it like that I would most likely buy an android next.
8. iphoness (unregistered)
This is an excellent move by Google and their location based aspirations. There’s no doubt Zagat stood as an industry standard, and has moved into the future very well. Established and ready to go.