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Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Taps DudaMobile, Groupon Tests Search

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.

DudaMobile Announces SMB Mobile Sites Deal with Yahoo (Screenwerk)
As one of the features of its small business suite of services (e.g., webhosting), Yahoo is now making mobile websites available through DudaMobile. With these deals and the accompanying visibility DudaMobile becomes the de facto leader in SMB mobile website development and hosting.

Groupon Testing Deal Search Feature In Chicago And New York (TechCrunch)
During today’s analyst conference call for Groupon’s third-quarter earnings, CEO Andrew Mason mentioned a new feature that’s being tested in a couple of cities. Now, if you look at the deal listings in New York and Chicago, you’ll see a box allowing you to search for specific types of deals, i.e. “pizza” or “lunch.”

Hyperlocal Hotbed Thrives in New Jersey (NetNewsCheck)
New Jersey has no commercial broadcast stations to speak of, sending most residents to New York and Philadelphia for local news, while two newspaper groups — Advance Publications’ NJ.com and Gannett’s MyCentralJersey.com — dominate the online news scene. This makes the state fertile ground for myriad hyperlocal news sites to fill in the gaps in coverage.

GroupMe Experiences Partners with Zozi, Excursionist and Underground Eats for Super Unique Group Fun (PandoDaily)
There’s a whole slew of startups out there trying to plan local experiences for you. They all make it clear that they’re not just another LivingSocial — they’re offering one-of-a-kind activities at full price. GroupMe is no different — Head of Business Development Steve Cheney tells me right away that this is not “hey, there’s a taco stand near you that’s $3 off.”.

Macy’s Flagship New York Store Gets Indoor GPS Navigation (Mashable)
Macy’s has added a new feature to its iPhone app that provides indoor turn-by-turn directions for its massive flagship location in New York City’s Herald Square, courtesy of Meridian, the software startup behind an indoor GPS platform. Meridian announced Thursday that it is making two of its indoor positioning software development kits available to third-party developers, who can use it to build an indoor GPS experience into new or existing apps.

Apple Store Shoppers Can Send Passbook-Compatible Gift Cards (Ars Technica)
Apple has made a couple of small-but-useful changes to its Apple Store app aimed at making shopping more efficient in its retail stores. Any Apple gift card that is purchased online and sent via e-mail—whether via the Web-based Apple Store or the iOS app—can now be loaded up via Passbook. Then, whenever the recipient walks into an Apple Store with an iOS device, the app should bring up the gift card automatically on the user’s lock screen so it can be used to make purchases.

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  • One Nation

    Nice strategy. Will remain to be seen how this follows through. Mobile only may not be a nice strategy though. There is still a huge marketshare which needs decent websites.


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