Google’s head of Local, Maps and Location Services, Marissa Mayer, just announced the acquisition of Zagat, publisher of worldwide restaurant guides, on the Google blog. Zagat is the entity that produces some of the world’s best printable restaurant guides, and accordingly, the platform will now help refine Google tools like Maps, Places, and Hotspot too, Google’s growing recommendation engine.
Saveology, the innovative daily deal startup making headlines of late, has now launched their discount deal website for Boston. Saveology users now have access to more than 28 national and local markets. If it’s simple and carefree you want in “opt in” dealing Boston, now you got it.