Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s New Product Ads, China’s Yelp Soars

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Facebook Launches Dynamic Product Ads for Data-Minded Retailers Merchants (AdWeek)… Dianping’s Funding Round Lifts App Above US Peers (Wall Street Journal)… Kellogg’s Sees Location-based Marketing As The New Frontier For Brands (CMO)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Eyes Hotel Search, China’s New Ridesharing Monopoly

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Google’s Quiet Moves to Dominate Hotel Metasearch (Skift)… China Has A New Taxi App Monopolist – And It Isn’t Uber (Fortune)… How Do We Think about Location Once Location Is Everywhere? (Screenwerk)…

Street Fight Daily: Snapchat Tests Local, Yelp Sues Reputation Firm

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…… Snapchat Tries Our Stories For Locals Only (TechCrunch)… Yelp Sues Positive Review Provider Revleap (IT World)… Same-Day Delivery: Delivering Profits Or Just Parcels? (Forrester)..

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Eyes Big New Round, Groupon Sells Beacons

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Ride-Hailing Service Lyft Is Said to Be in Talks to Raise $250 Million (New York Times)… Expedia Buying Orbitz for $1.6 Billion (Skift)… Online-To-Offline Metrics Increasingly Available, Important To Marketers (Search Engine Land)…

Street Fight Daily: Google’s New Payment Project, Real Estate’s Digital Decline

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Google Said To Be Testing A Point-of-sale System Called Plaso (GigaOm)… Borrell: Real Estate To Scale Back On Digital (NetNewCheck)… An Attribution Standard? IPG, Horizon, Digitas and Others Agree to Use One Firm (AdAge)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Buys GrubHub Competitor, Facebook Eyes Craigslist

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Yelp Acquires Eat24, Bringing the Battle to GrubHub (Street Fight)… Facebook Update Looks a Lot Like Craigslist (Recode)… SMBs Divided On The Effectiveness Of Google My Business (Search Engine Land)…

Street Fight Daily: Sidecar Takes On Instacart, Yelp Promises Hiring Spree

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Sidecar, a Ride-Hailing Start-Up, Pushes Into Package Delivery (New York Times)… Yelp Is Hiring A Bunch Of New Salespeople To Sell More Ads (Business Insider)… Groupon Founder Says Company Was A ‘Stupid, Boring Idea’ (The Week)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Launches ‘Local Guides,’ Ten Years of Google Maps

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Google Takes On Yelp Elites With Its New “Local Guides” Program (TechCrunch)… Ten Years of Google Maps, From Slashdot to Ground Truth (Recode)… How Apple’s iOS 8 Changes The Game For Brands And Retailers (Mobile Marketer)…

Street Fight Daily: Patch Hits Profitability, GrubHub Enters Delivery Wars

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyHas Patch Finally Cracked The Code On Hyperlocal? (Digiday)… Grubhub Has Made Its Biggest Move Since the Seamless Merger (Street Fight)… CEO Says Yelp Is at ‘Peak Desktop’ — Is It Also Nearing Peak Growth? (Street Fight)…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Courts Small Business, Apple Eyes Search

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyTwitter Seeks To Prove Value For Smaller Advertisers (AdExchanger)… Apple May Be About To Take On Google With Its Own Search Engine (Cult of Mac)… Groupon in Talks to Sell Majority Stake in Ticket Monster (Wall Street Journal)…