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Street Fight Daily: Facebook Messages Businesses, Amazon’s Angie’s List Killer

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Messages Businesses, Amazon’s Angie’s List Killer

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Do Facebook Users Really Want To Chat With Businesses? (Fortune)… Amazon’s On-Demand Services Marketplace Launches Monday (TechCrunch)… Google Launches Major Push To Get Local Businesses Online, Improve Data (Search Engine Land)…

Street Fight Daily: Apple Opens Listings, Yelp Adds Hotel Bookings

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Street Fight Daily: Apple Opens Listings, Yelp Adds Hotel Bookings

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Apple Launches “Maps Connect,” Self-Service Local Listings Portal (Search Engine Land)… Yelp Leaps Into Hotel Bookings With New Hipmunk Partnership (Skift)… Uber Drivers Across The Country Are Protesting Today — Here’s Why (Business Insider)…

Mobile Payments Startup Flint Raises $6 Million in Series B Round

Steven Jacobs

Mobile Payments Startup Flint Raises $6 Million in Series B Round

Flint wants to tap into local commerce by bringing payment processing, and basic marketing capabilities, to mobile — without a dongle. The Redwood-based company announced a $6 million series B round of funding at Street Fight Summit this morning to expand its solution, led by Digicel Group with additional funding from SVG Venture…