Five articles I liked/thought were important/found interesting this past week.
Restaurant Owner Increases Sales by 110% with Foursquare Swarm Badge Party
by Pamela Seiple, HubSpot Blog
Austin Or Bust: 25 Entrepreneurs, Five Ideas And One Bus
by Tomio Geron, WSJ
Why do we ignore ‘real-time’ results from Google search?
by Charles Arthur, The Guardian
Facebook turns out to be a pretty good friend to Foursquare, Hitwise data shows
by Kim-Mai Cutler, VentureBeat
Google to shut China search engine
by Richard Waters in San Francisco and Kathrin Hille in Beijing, Financial Times