May 2015 – Street Fight

Street Fight Daily: Google Unveils New Ad Targeting Tools and Mobile Upgrades

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Google Unveils New Ad Targeting Tools and Mobile Upgrades

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Debuts New AdMob Tools For Ad Targeting, Native Ads, Scaling Apps And More (TechCrunch)… Here’s What Marketers Need to Know About Google’s Mobile Upgrades (AdWeek)… Are Wearables the Next In-Store Shopping Buddies? (eMarketer)…

Why We Still Search for ‘Starbucks’ on Google Maps

Vikas Gupta

Why We Still Search for ‘Starbucks’ on Google Maps

With calendar integration, a generalized understanding of me generated from analyzing my geographic movements over time, and (perhaps) biosensor feedback from wearables, a mobile app may be able to predict my actual need, and suggest places that may be closer, higher rated, or otherwise more convenient than the Starbucks I now search for.

Street Fight Daily: Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends, Google and Apple Adjust Mobile Payments Strategies

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends, Google and Apple Adjust Mobile Payments Strategies

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… KPCB’s Mary Meeker Points to Slowing Growth in Internet Trends Preso (Re/code)…
Google and Apple Adjust Strategies on Mobile Payments (New York Times)… Google Confirms That a ‘Buy’ Button Is Coming to Search Results (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: Tech ‘Bubble’ Speculation, Uber Looks to Go Driverless

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: Tech ‘Bubble’ Speculation, Uber Looks to Go Driverless

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…

Overvalued in Silicon Valley, but Don’t Say ‘Tech Bubble’ (New York Times)…
Uber Hard at Work on Effort to Replace Drivers With Machines (Pando)… How Everyone Gets the ‘Sharing’ Economy Wrong (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Adds Local Stores, Retail Beacons Still Have a Way to Go

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Adds Local Stores, Retail Beacons Still Have a Way to Go

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Prime Now Adds Local Stores in Manhattan (TechCrunch)… Why Retail Beacons Still Have A Long Way To Go (ReadWrite)… PayPal’s Instant Checkout “One Touch” Now Works With Bigcommerce, No Longer Requires PayPal’s App (TechCrunch)

Street Fight Daily: Handy Eyes Homejoy, Amazon Delivers From Local Stores

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Handy Eyes Homejoy, Amazon Delivers From Local Stores

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Handy In Talks To Acquire Homejoy As Home Service Startups Consolidate (TechCrunch)… Amazon Now Delivers Food From Local Stores In Under One Hour As Prime Now Expands (GeekWire)… Mobilegeddon A Month Later: Small Business Study Shows…. Nothing Happened (Search Engine Land)…