Street Fight Daily: Uber Opens API, DoorDash Raises $35M

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Gives Outside Vendors Ability To Request Rides (USA Today)… DoorDash Raises New VC From Kleiner Perkins (Fortune)… Local Marketer LocalVox Buys MarketMeSuite So Social Management Can Become A To-Do List (VentureBeat)…

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest’s $11B Valuation, Google Now Opens Up

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pinterest Raises $367 Million, Pushing It Past $1 Billion Raised In All (TechCrunch)… An Open Google Now Is About To Make Android Super Smart (Wired)… Google Maps Upends Primary Data Suppliers – YP.CA Is Out (Blumenthal)…

Street Fight Daily: Square Kills Order, Facebook Buys The Find

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…… .Square Kills Square Order, the Food Pickup App That Was Square Wallet 2.0 (Recode)… Facebook Acquires Shopping Search Engine, TheFind (Marketing Land)… Snapchat Launches Local Channel for New Yorkers (AdWeek)…

Street Fight Daily: GoDaddy Resumes IPO Push, Google’s Local “Snack Pack”

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…All systems go for GoDaddy IPO (Street Fight)… Google Local Pack Displaying Logos In Web Search Results (Search Engine Land)..
You Don’t Have to Geotag Your Tweets to Give Away Your Location (Observer)…

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Raises $530M, Google’s New Stores

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Lyft Has Raised $530 Million In Series E Funding Led By Rakuten, Is Now Valued At $2.5 Billion (TechCrunch)… Local “Google Shops” Present New SMB-AdWords Opportunity (Local Search Insider)… Square Buys Payment Hardware Maker Kili Technology (ZDNet)…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s New Listening Tool, Starbucks Orders Ahead

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyWhat Are Facebook Users Talking About? Advertisers Can Now Find Out. (Recode)… Starbucks Expands Mobile Ordering (TechCrunch)… Google Accidentally Reveals Its Own Mobile Events App (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: MaxPoint’s Shaky IPO, Square Eyes Small Business

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyAd Tech’s Rough Ride on Wall Street Continues With Latest IPO (AdAge)… The Payment Start-Up Square Expands Its Reach Into Small Businesses (New York Times)… Eddy Cue: Here’s how Apple Pay works on an Apple Watch (CNet)…

Street Fight Daily: Investors Eye Craigslist Killers, Google’s New Insurance Site

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyInvestors Are Drooling Over Two New Craigslist Competitors. One Might Raise $100 Million (Recode)… Google Introduces Long-Anticipated Insurance Shopping Site (New York Times)… Researchers Can Work Out Your Location Based On Who You Talk To On Twitter (Business Insider)…

Our New Look!

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Some keen observers may have noticed that Street Fight got a new look this week. We widened the page, added a topical top nav, and put a lot more content on the homepage. In essence, we brought to the surface all of the areas of disruption in local that we’ve been tracking for four years…

Street Fight Daily: Wal-Mart Ditches Google, Legacy Media Still Owns News

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Google, Wal-Mart Part Ways Over Local Shopping Ads (Wall Street Journal)… New Pew Report: In Cities Big And Small, Readers Still Rely On Traditional Media For Local News (Nieman Lab)… Vistar, Instantly Partner For OOH Measurement (MediaPost)…