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Street Fight Daily: Groupon Acquires Glassmap, Google Targets Coupons

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Acquires Glassmap, Google Targets Coupons

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Groupon Acquires Realtime Location-Aware Service Glassmap To Help You Find Deals (TechCrunch)… Google launches Google Launches Zavers, Targeted Digital Coupons with Real-Time Redemption Data for Retailers (The Next Web)… 21 Things I Learned Running Hyperlocal News Sites (Vouchification)

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Takes On Yelp, Glassmap White Labels

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Takes On Yelp, Glassmap White Labels

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Foursquare Takes On Yelp With New Homepage Search Box (Search Engine Land)… Location-Based Mobile Startup Glassmap Goes White Label: Lets Business Target Customers With Personalized Offers (TechCrunch)… Amid Layoff Rumors, PayPal’s Mok Oh Out as Chief Scientist (Xconomy)…

4 Keys to Launching a Location-based Service

Steven Jacobs

4 Keys to Launching a Location-based Service

What makes launching a location-based app so difficult? In addition to the run-of-the-mill issues that face consumer startups as a whole, location-based services are plagued by the fact that they’re inherently local products, meaning that success has to be geographically relevant. 10,000 users spread across the country are not nearly as valuable as 1,000 users in a single neighborhood…

Do Consumers Really Want to Passively Share Their Location?

Isa Jones

Do Consumers Really Want to Passively Share Their Location?

New location-sharing app Glassmap wants to transform how we view and utilize location — in a way that will likely raise privacy questions among consumers. One step beyond Foursquare’s “check-in,” the app allows users to passively broadcast their location to friends all the time…