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Street Fight Daily: Retailers Can Win Big After Christmas, Brand Safety Trips Up Publishers

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Retailers Can Win Big After Christmas, Brand Safety Trips Up Publishers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Search Data Suggest Retailers Stand to Win Big Week After Christmas… Publishers Find Themselves Caught Up in Brand Safety Nets… Brands Are Learning How to Master Push Notifications Like Publishers…

LBMA Podcast: Samsung Buys LoopPay, Skoda Uses AR for Sales

Asif Khan

LBMA Podcast: Samsung Buys LoopPay, Skoda Uses AR for Sales

On the show: Beijing Municipal Administration launching wearable transit passes; Smartstones touch; Branch Out launches digital detox movement; Travel by helicopter with Gotham Air; Urgent.ly trying to be the Uber for tow trucks; Mattel and Google are bringing back the Viewmaster…

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Talks ‘Localization,’ Smartphone Adoption Reaches Majority

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Talks ‘Localization,’ Smartphone Adoption Reaches Majority

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Checking Into Foursquare? Yahoo’s CFO Talks About Next Mobile M&A — Including Importance of “Localization.” (AllThingsD)… Pew: 61 Percent In US Now Have Smartphones (MarketingLand)… Yelp Eyes Shopping On Site (SocialTimes)…

Street Fight Daily: 06.10.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 06.10.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups.The FCC has produced a 478-page report on the state of the media in the digital age, and — no surprise — the report has found a big gap in watchdog and investigative journalism, and the local news hole hasn’t been filled by the proliferation of online news and non-profits. At the same time, the report doesn’t support any major government intiative to correct the situation. (Paid Content, Block-By Block, Nieman Lab, Romenesko/Patch)… Increasingly, location is getting baked into regular web pages as well. Fwix is taking its hyperlocal places database and exposing it to web sites in a novel way. “Our goal is to index the Web by location,” says Fwix CEO Darian Shirazi. (TechCrunch)…