Google buys Zagat to boost its local offerings

Google buys Zagat to boost its local offerings


“Did you know there's a place in Menlo Park near the Safeway that has a 27 food rating?”  a friend of Marissa Mayer asked. Mayer one of Google's first employees, and now the VP of Local, Maps and Location Services did not waste any time and engaged the folks at Zagat, a worldwide restaurant guide featuring top rankings, menus, reservations, user reviews, and ratings.

Google is thrilled to announce that it has acquired Zagat to boost its local offering and&nb...


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