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Street Fight Daily: Comcast Reviving Everyblock, DeliveryHero Raises $350M

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Comcast Reviving Everyblock, DeliveryHero Raises $350M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyComcast Bets on Hyperlocal by Reviving EveryBlock (Washington Post)… Delivery Hero, Hungry For Growth, Orders Up Another $350M In Funding (TechCrunch)… Nokia Plans to Unfurl New Mobile Map App (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Square Buys Scheduling Startup, Uber’s Latest Snafu

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Street Fight Daily: Square Buys Scheduling Startup, Uber’s Latest Snafu

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Square Acquires BookFresh To Add Booking Services For Merchants (TechCrunch)… Uber Kept New Drivers Off the Road to Encourage Surge Pricing and Increase Fares (Verge)… The Payments Challenge for Mobile Carriers (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: eBay Aims at Angie’s List, Isis Expands Nationwide

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Street Fight Daily: eBay Aims at Angie’s List, Isis Expands Nationwide

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyeBay Debuts New Angie’s List Competitor And Local Service Provider Marketplace, eBayHire, In The US (TechCrunch)… Carrier-Backed Isis Mobile Payment System Rolls Out Nationwide (Verge)… Flush with Cash, NextDoor Adding 100 Neighborhoods a Day (Screenwerk)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Tests Local News, Foursquare Sells Location Data

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Street Fight Daily: Google Tests Local News, Foursquare Sells Location Data

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyGoogle Now and Google Glass Could Become Your Hyperlocal News Readers (Quartz)… Foursquare Selling Its Location Data Through Ad Targeting Firm Turn (AdAge)… OpenTable and the ‘Ecommercification’ of Local (Screenwerk)…

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Cools On Local, Google To Update Wallet

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Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Cools On Local, Google To Update Wallet

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Mayer: Yahoo Not Planning To Invest In Local Search Right Now (Search Engine Land)… A New Version Of Google Wallet Is ‘Coming Soon’ (Business Insider)… Redbeacon Home Services Marketplace Launches Android App, Refocuses On Mobile (TechCrunch)…

6 Mobile Payments Platforms for Merchants

Stephanie Miles

6 Mobile Payments Platforms for Merchants

Only 4% of merchants currently accept mobile payments, according to a study by Javelin Strategy & Research, however 20% say they intend to adopt this technology within the next 12 months. Given that mobile payments are still in their infancy, and the landscape is still wide open, several players are vying for market dominance. It’s hard to say yet whether one will be a clear winner, or, as with cell phones and credit cards themselves, there will be a handful of leading options.