Street Fight Daily: Google’s Mobile Web Ambitions, Routific Gives Tech to SMBs

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Made A Secret Acquisition To Get You To Stop Using Apps Because It Makes Most Of Its Money From Search (Business Insider)… Routific’s Route Optimization Tools Help Local Businesses Offer On-Demand Delivery (TechCrunch)… Meet the Startup Drawing Maps for Foursquare, Pinterest and Mapquest (Fortune)

Street Fight Daily: Court Deals a Blow to Uber’s Biz Model, Airbnb Seeks $1 Billion

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… So, About that Uber Ruling (TechCrunch)… Airbnb Is Said to Seek $1 Billion More in Financing (New York Times)… Square’s Restaurant Delivery App Caviar Rolls Out Fastbite Service in New York (Venture Beat)…

Street Fight Daily: Snapchat Capitalizes on Local, Uber Nabs Ex-Google Maps Chief

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Turns Geofilter Digital Stickers Into Revenue Source (LA Times)… Uber’s Ambitions Grow as It Hires Google’s Former Mapping Boss (Skift)… Starbucks Mobile Ordering Expands To 21 More States, Now Live In Over 4,000 Stores (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Uber’s $50B Question, Ford Tests Showroom Beacons

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Gannett shuts down Atlanta’s BLiNQ Media (Atlanta Business Chronicle)… Ford to Use Beacons to Beckon Buyers (Wards Auto)… The $50 Billion Question: Can Uber Deliver? (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Square Eyes IPO, Thumbtack’s SEO Struggles

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Square Expected To Go Public This Year (Forbes)… Thumbtack, A Startup Backed by Google, Returns to Google’s Graces After SEO Hiccup (Re/code)… Dunkin’ Donuts CMO Discusses the Risky Move to Mobile Loyalty (AdAge)…

Street Fight Daily: Jack Dorsey’s New Gig, Uber’s Biggest Market

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Jack Dorsey, New Twitter Interim CEO, Will Remain Square’s CEO (Recode)… Uber is Raising $1B To Crack China, Soon to be its Largest Market Worldwide (TechCrunch)… Twitter Tests Out Location-based Search for Tweets, Photos, and Videos (Twitter)…

Street Fight Daily: Apple’s Street View Competitor, Google Reinvents the City

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Apple Confirms Vans Are For Maps Data Improvement, Discloses Future Locations (AppleInsider)… Sidewalk Labs, a Start-Up Created by Google, Has Bold Aims to Improve City Living (New York Times)… Digital Device Use Influences $1.7 Trillion in In-Store Retail Sales (eMarketer)…

Street Fight Daily: Verve Mobile Buys Beacon Startup, MindBody Files for IPO

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Mobile Wallets, Smart Coupons, And iBeacons: Verve Mobile Acquires Fosbury (VentureBeat)… Wellness Startup Mindbody Isn’t the Cure for This Ailing IPO Market (Pando)… Google’s Amazing Location-Aware Search Finds Answers About Nearby Places (Search Engine Land)…

Street Fight Daily: Apple’s New Software, Facebook Hands Out Beacons

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… With New Software, Apple Looks to Bring Together Local Search and Commerce (Street Fight)… Facebook Is Handing Out Free Beacons to Retailers (Recode)… Google Capital-Backed Thumbtack Hit With Manual Action For Unnatural Links (Search Engine Land)…

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Buys Booking Site, Delivery Hero Nears IPO

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Groupon Acquires Beauty Salon And Spa Booking Startup (Chicago Business Journal)… Takeout Giant Delivery Hero Raises Another $110M at Over $3.1B Valuation Ahead of IPO (TechCrunch)… Google Misses Out on Apple’s Slice of Mobile Transactions (Wall Street Journal)…