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Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s Q3 Success Fueled by Mobile, Jet.com’s Emergency Fundraising

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Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s Q3 Success Fueled by Mobile, Jet.com’s Emergency Fundraising

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook’s Transformation into a Mobile Company Is Complete (Gigaom)… Facing Cash Crunch, Retailer Jet.com Racing to Complete Funding Round (Wall Street Journal)… Hiku’s New Connected Grocery Scanner Lets You Order Groceries from Walmart and Peapod (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp’s Revenue Up 40%, Amazon to Launch Shopping Channel

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Street Fight Daily: Yelp’s Revenue Up 40%, Amazon to Launch Shopping Channel

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yelp Swings to Loss, But Revenue Jumps 40% (Wall Street Journal)… Amazon Brings Ecommerce to Fire TV and Prepares to Launch Its Own Shopping Channel (GeekWire)… New Mobile Search Startup Focuses on Apps (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: Google’s Mobile Web Ambitions, Routific Gives Tech to SMBs

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Street Fight Daily: Google’s Mobile Web Ambitions, Routific Gives Tech to SMBs

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Made A Secret Acquisition To Get You To Stop Using Apps Because It Makes Most Of Its Money From Search (Business Insider)… Routific’s Route Optimization Tools Help Local Businesses Offer On-Demand Delivery (TechCrunch)… Meet the Startup Drawing Maps for Foursquare, Pinterest and Mapquest (Fortune)

MapBox Raises $10 Million in Series A Round

Myriah Towner

MapBox Raises $10 Million in Series A Round

MapBox, a cloud-based map platform that allows users to design customized and interactive maps, closed a $10 million Series A round led by Foundry Group today. The Washington, DC. and San Francisco based company, which develops its service entirely on top of the open-source mapping platform OpenStreetMap, has plans to use the funding to grow its 35 member team….

Street Fight Daily: Square Unveils New Hardware, PayPal Offers Cash for Registers

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Street Fight Daily: Square Unveils New Hardware, PayPal Offers Cash for Registers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Square Unveils Hardware for iPad Registers (New York Times)… PayPal’s Cash For Registers Tries To Outdo Square And Groupon With Its Own Bid To Rule The Register (TechCrunch)… Facebook, Waze at Odds Over Liquidation (Business Insider)…