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#SFSNYC: May AI Help You? The Marketing Opportunities in Intelligent Search

Anna Kramer

#SFSNYC: May AI Help You? The Marketing Opportunities in Intelligent Search

Artificial intelligence is the future of search engines. Increasingly conversational, intelligent, and visual, search engines are adapting to become the centerpiece of consumer engagement, as well as a virtually new tool for marketers. Purna Virji, senior manager for global engagement at Microsoft/Bing, broke down the AI revolution in search at Street Fight Summit Wednesday.

Street Fight Daily: AmazonFresh to See Major Expansion, Tribune Rejects Second Gannett Offer

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: AmazonFresh to See Major Expansion, Tribune Rejects Second Gannett Offer

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon to Launch Fresh Grocery Delivery Service in New Markets Including U.K. and Boston… Tribune Rejects Gannett’s Second Offer, Talks May Be Ahead… Why Buy Buttons on Pinterest and Instagram Still Haven’t Taken Off for Retailers…

Brands, Meet the Data Amplifiers

Gib Olander

Brands, Meet the Data Amplifiers

Data amplifiers distribute and publish your data to a broader audience than you could ever do on your own — what I call the “network effect.” Your brand becomes more visible because your business data becomes more open and accessible to the influencers who are in a position to help customers find your business.

Street Fight Daily: Bing Emphasizes Local With Updated Mobile App, Investors Bet Blind on Uber

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Bing Emphasizes Local With Updated Mobile App, Investors Bet Blind on Uber

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Bing’s New App Focuses on Finding Deals, Local Offers (TechCrunch)… Deal Shows Investors Are Willing to Make a Blind Bet on Uber (New York Times)… Yelp Needs Some Help (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Bing, Yahoo Take Bite of Google’s Search Share, Native Ads Get FTC Guidelines

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Bing, Yahoo Take Bite of Google’s Search Share, Native Ads Get FTC Guidelines

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Microsoft and Yahoo Search Share Grows, Still Trails Google by Miles (Ad Age)… The FTC Is Cracking Down on Native Advertising (Fortune)… A Former Topsy Employee Has an Interesting Theory on Why Apple Shut Down This $200 Million Acquisition (Business Insider)…

Top 5 Exits in Local Tech of 2015

Noah Elkin

Top 5 Exits in Local Tech of 2015

The local technology space saw plenty of M&A activity in 2015 and remains poised for another busy year in 2016. Rampant expansion of certain areas such as on-demand services and delivery apps makes further consolidation likely. The startup scene saw its share of healthy — if not billion-dollar — exits as well. Here’s a recap of the five of the biggest exits in the local tech industry in 2015.

Do You Bing? If Not, It’s Time to Start

Gib Olander

Do You Bing? If Not, It’s Time to Start

Microsoft recently announced that Bing turned its first profit since being launched in 2009. The company continues to extend its reach, grow its share of the search market, and add features that make it a stronger commerce tool. The question businesses should be asking is not whether Bing will catch up to Google, but whether they view Bing as a critical publisher to improve the reach of their location data.

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Food Delivery Expanding to More Major Cities, Google Maps Goes Offline

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Food Delivery Expanding to More Major Cities, Google Maps Goes Offline

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Plans to Roll Out Restaurant Delivery in Cities Across the Country (Recode)… Google Maps Is Adding Offline Navigation and Search (The Verge)… Brand Advertising in Programmatic Era Fattens Margins for Big E-tailers (Ad Age)…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Nears $2B in Revenue, Twitter Ads Get More Reach

Annie Melton

Street Fight Daily: Uber Nears $2B in Revenue, Twitter Ads Get More Reach

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…… Leaked Doc: Uber Nears $2 Billion in Revenue, Expects IPO in 18-24 Months (Recode)… Twitter Gives Promoted Tweets and Video Ads More Mobile Reach (AdWeek)… Facebook Has Taken Over From Google as a Traffic Source for News (Fortune)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Introduces New Parent Company, Amazon Launchpad’s Challenges

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Google Introduces New Parent Company, Amazon Launchpad’s Challenges

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Meet Alphabet, The New Conglomerate Absorbing Google (Marketing Land)… Amazon’s Next Big Challenge: Getting You to Buy Stuff You Didn’t Know You Wanted (Recode)… Startups Vie to Build an Uber for Health Care (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Buys OrderUp, Advertisers Struggle With Google’s Mobile Update

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Buys OrderUp, Advertisers Struggle With Google’s Mobile Update

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Groupon Acquires OrderUp Food Delivery Service (TechCrunch)… Google And Its Advertisers That Didn’t Prepare For Mobile Face Uphill Struggle (Marketing Land)… How Eddystone Will Take Beacons Further Than Ever Before (ReadWrite)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp’s Struggles Continue, New App Bizibid Wants to Boost Local Economies

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Street Fight Daily: Yelp’s Struggles Continue, New App Bizibid Wants to Boost Local Economies

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yelp Traffic Could Decline for the First Time Ever After Google Changed its Search Algorithm (Business Insider)… What Would Happen If Uber, Priceline, and Craigslist Had a Baby? (New York Observer)… Microsoft’s Tossup App Makes it Easier to Meet Your Friends for Lunch (The Verge)…

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Launches Buyable Pins, Bing Now ‘Self-Sustaining’

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Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Launches Buyable Pins, Bing Now ‘Self-Sustaining’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Airbnb Is Helping Make Android Apps More Like The Web (ReadWrite)… Pinterest Takes E-Commerce To Next Level With Launch Of Buyable Pins On iPads & iPhones (Marketing Land)… Microsoft’s Bing Isn’t Such a Failure After All (Mashable)…

Street Fight Daily: AOL Takes Over Microsoft Display Ads, Uber Acquires Bing Mapping Assets

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Street Fight Daily: AOL Takes Over Microsoft Display Ads, Uber Acquires Bing Mapping Assets

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… AOL in Deal With Microsoft to Take Over Display Ad Business (New York Times)… Uber Acquires Part Of Bing’s Mapping Assets, Will Absorb Around 100 Microsoft Employees (TechCrunch)… Toyota Gets Local, Uses Geo-Targeted Snapchat Ads (Ad Age)…