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Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Buys Flurry, Urban Compass Raises $40M

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Buys Flurry, Urban Compass Raises $40M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyYahoo Acquires Flurry to Bolster Mobile Offerings (New York Times)… Urban Compass Raises Money at $360 Million Valuation (Bloomberg)… Airbnb Drops Homejoy From Cleaning Trial, Handybook Remains On In Three Test Markets (TechCrunch)…

Conference Notebook: Taking Uber Beyond Taxis, Kittens and Ice Cream

Steven Jacobs

Conference Notebook: Taking Uber Beyond Taxis, Kittens and Ice Cream

Don’t worry OpenTable. Uber isn’t going to start booking tables — at least, not yet. During an interview at the Business Insider Ignition Conference in New York on Thursday, the company’s chief executive, Travis Kalanick, ruled out markets like hotels and restaurant reservations that do not involve delivery as potential areas of expansion for the on-demand service while hinting at a future beyond the taxi industry…

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Gets $41M Infusion, Mobile Drives Hyperlocal Demand

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Gets $41M Infusion, Mobile Drives Hyperlocal Demand

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Foursquare Gets $41 Million Investment, Time to Grow (AllThingsD)… Study: Hyperlocal demand driven by mobile devices (Journalism.co.uk)… Our Discussion of Mobile Location Needs to Get Much More Nuanced, Sophisticated (ScreenWerk)…