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Street Fight Daily: Banjo Raises $100M, Apple’s Search Ambitions

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Street Fight Daily: Banjo Raises $100M, Apple’s Search Ambitions

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Banjo Raises $100M to Put Your Tweet (and More) on the Map (Street Fight)… Apple Challenges Google with Growing Web Search Program, Fueled by Topsy Acquisition (Apple Insider)… ClassPass, a Startup that Gym Rats and Investors Love, is Now a $400 Million Company (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: Eventbrite Hits $1 Billion, Clinkle’s Clunking Continues

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Street Fight Daily: Eventbrite Hits $1 Billion, Clinkle’s Clunking Continues

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyEventbrite Tops Billion-Dollar Valuation With New Funding  (Wall Street Journal)… Clinkle’s Still a Hot Mess as Its Big Shot COO Departs (Recode)… Israel’s Wix.com Buys Mobile Commerce Firm Appixia (Reuters)…

LBMA Podcast: Google Glass on the Floor

Asif Khan

LBMA Podcast: Google Glass on the Floor

On the show: soon your food will text you its expiry date; The Wireless Registry launches; Source Metrics connects online ads with offline buys; Nearbytes lets you pay by sound; Banjo 4.0 hits the street; Ricoh plays catch up with Clickable Paper. And our Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin highlights some store traffic research by Euclid…

Street Fight Daily: Apple Positions For Payments, Mobile-Local Ad Revenue Grows

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Street Fight Daily: Apple Positions For Payments, Mobile-Local Ad Revenue Grows

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Don’t Count NFC Out of Apple’s Mobile Payment Plans Just Yet (GigaOm)… Location-Based Mobile Ads Forecast To Hit $10.8B In 2017 (MediaPost)… Shopkick Starts 100-Store iBeacon Trial For American Eagle, Biggest Apparel Rollout Yet (TechCrunch)…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — CrowdOptic

Asif Khan

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — CrowdOptic

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan look at Guardly’s indoor emergency services; Banjo is chosen by Google+; Qualcomm’s greatest location advertising campaign ever; Hot Wheels tweets for Cameros; Sonar introduces us to the Bing Fund; and Andrew Mason shows his character…

Banjo Founder: ‘Emotional Connection’ Is Key for Mobile

Noah Davis

Banjo Founder: ‘Emotional Connection’ Is Key for Mobile

In less than a year, social discovery app Banjo has jumped from fewer than a million users to over four million. The mobile service allows users to discover real-time data across social networks and learn more about places, and it recently launched a tablet app. Street Fight caught up with Banjo founder and CEO Damien Patton to chat about the future of mobile, making money, and the value of data…

Street Fight Daily: LivingSocial Sales Record, Foursquare Updates Check-in

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Street Fight Daily: LivingSocial Sales Record, Foursquare Updates Check-in

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Struggling Deals Site LivingSocial Just Hit A Crucial Sales Record (Business Insider)… The Check In Is Dead; Long Live The Check In As Foursquare Adds Quick Glide Feature On iOS (TechCrunch)… Groupon Board Is Said to Focus CEO Search on External Candidates (Bloomberg)…

Banjo CEO: Location Is Key for Social Apps

Isa Jones

Banjo CEO: Location Is Key for Social Apps

Banjo, one of a number of fast-growing location-based social apps, recently reached one million users just nine months after its launch. The company’s founder, Damien Patton, talked to Street Fight recently about the impact of location technology, how advertising is evolving with social media, and the future of location-based social networks…