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Top 25 All-Time Free Apps in Canada

As part of it’s “25 billion downloads” promotion on the iTunes App store,  Apple published the list of the “25 Top All-Free Apps in Canada”  (based on total number of downloads). YellowPages.ca is one of the two Canadian-owned apps on that list… Read more →

iTunes App Store Rewind 2011

App Store Rewind 2011

 Every year, Apple’s iTunes App Store editorial team selects the best apps from the year. They call it: App Store Rewind. It’s like the iDevice Grammys, without the gala, red carpet and party.

For the App Store Rewind 2011 (Canada), one notable fact is that our YellowPages.ca application is #9 Most Popular Top Selling Free Apps. Pretty awesome when you look at the list!

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YellowPages App Wins “Best in Mobile” at the 2011 Digi Awards

It’s one of these things that makes you love what you do. 2011 was a good year for our mobile products. This was the icing on the cake. Read more →

Shopwise – Promo Video

Watch the promo video that was prepared for the launch of Shopwise

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Launching Mobile Placement Advertising

A smartphone is the ultimate tool for consumers to discover local products, services and businesses.

And we are embracing mobile devices at a dramatically fast pace to do so. There is a ton of studies and data to support this movement. As an example, for Yellow Pages Group,  more than 30% of searches are made from mobile devices. And that, more or less in the span of two years…

But here’s an interesting point.

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YellowAPI Partners with Foursquare

In a further extension of its commitment to supporting application developer innovation in Canada and to driving additional potential leads to its advertisers, Yellow Pages Group (YPG) announced today its participation in the venue harmonization project of foursquare, a location-based social networking site.

Like contributing partners in this project, YPG adds to the authentication and accuracy of business locations in the foursquare database, as foursquare breaks out venues into a separate API, making location-based app development even easier for developers.

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I’m an API Fanboy

Thoughts from the API Fanboys who were part of HackOTT

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Poynt Corporation Partners With Yellow Pages Group

I’m a big fan of  Poynt and their local application. And happy that we are in some way contributing to their success by powering their local business searches.

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YellowAPI Launch

In September 2010, we’ve launched YellowAPI – enabling any developer to build local apps by leveraging our local data.

Yellow Pages Group (YPG), a Canadian leader in local commercial and people search, announced today the BETA launch of YellowAPI.com, the company’s public application programming interface. YellowAPI.com will be open to developers across all platforms, allowing them to stream local search content directly from one of Canada’s largest and most robust business and person databases.

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