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Street Fight Daily: Email Closes Path to Purchase, Ad Tech Courts Subscription-Based Publishers

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Email Closes Path to Purchase, Ad Tech Courts Subscription-Based Publishers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Email Lures Back E-Shoppers With Abandoned Carts… Ad Tech Vendors Are Pitching Themselves to Publishers as Subscription Saviors… Facebook Lets Advertisers Target Users Based on ‘Sensitive’ Interests…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Hid 2016 Data Breach from Users, Huge Ad Fraud Scheme Uncovered

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Uber Hid 2016 Data Breach from Users, Huge Ad Fraud Scheme Uncovered

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Hid a 2016 Data Breach That Affected 57 Million People And Paid Off the Hackers… Fake-Ad Operation Used to Steal from Publishers Is Uncovered… The NYT Is Making All of Its Ads Available Programmatically…

Street Fight Daily: Thumbtack Is Now a Unicorn, Amazon Leverages Existing On-Demand Workforce

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Street Fight Daily: Thumbtack Is Now a Unicorn, Amazon Leverages Existing On-Demand Workforce

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Thumbtack Becomes Latest Unicorn, Raises $125 Million at $1.25 Billion Valuation (Forbes)… Amazon Taps ‘On-Demand’ Workers for One-Hour Deliveries (Wall Street Journal)… Walmart Doubles Down on Online Grocery Shopping with Curbside Pickup (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: The Magnitude of Instagram’s API Switch, PayPal Acquires Mobile Commerce Startup

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Street Fight Daily: The Magnitude of Instagram’s API Switch, PayPal Acquires Mobile Commerce Startup

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Why an Instagram Tweak Spells the Beginning of a Multibillion-Dollar Industry (Recode)… PayPal Makes Its First Acquisition After Splitting From eBay (Fortune)… Google Express Plans to Shut Down Its Two Delivery Hubs (Recode)…

Street Fight Daily: Stripe Scores Major Funding and Visa Partnership, eBay Shutters Delivery Service

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Street Fight Daily: Stripe Scores Major Funding and Visa Partnership, eBay Shutters Delivery Service

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Stripe, Digital Payments Start-Up, Raises New Funding and Partners With Visa (New York Times)… eBay is Killing Its Local Delivery Service and Specialized Apps (The Next Web)… Why PayPal’s Independence Will Have A Huge Effect On Your Business (Forbes)…

Street Fight Daily: Jet.com’s Plans to Dethrone Amazon, Instagram’s New Web Search

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Street Fight Daily: Jet.com’s Plans to Dethrone Amazon, Instagram’s New Web Search

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Jet.com Will Launch With Amazon Prices Front and Center (Recode)… Instagram Brings Search To The Web (TechCrunch)… Online Takeout Orders Could Overtake Phone Orders in Five Years or Less (Mashable)…

Street Fight Daily: PayPal Acquires Xoom, ReachLocal Could Extend Yahoo Partnership

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Street Fight Daily: PayPal Acquires Xoom, ReachLocal Could Extend Yahoo Partnership

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… ReachLocal In Talks To Extend Yahoo Partnership Into Gemini Native Ads (Search Marketing Daily)… Zozi Raises $30 Million in Financing (New York Times)… Google Highlights Low Prices, Mimicking Amazon (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Looks for Buyer, Uber Bids on Nokia Maps

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Street Fight Daily: Yelp Looks for Buyer, Uber Bids on Nokia Maps

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yelp Reportedly Explores a Sale — Could Priceline Be a Fit? (Street Fight)… Uber Joins the Bidding for Here, Nokia’s Digital Mapping Service (New York Times)… Google Integrates Food Ordering Into Search Results For Restaurants (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Wallet Opens Up, PayPal’s Big Change

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Street Fight Daily: Google Wallet Opens Up, PayPal’s Big Change

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Mobile Payments Become Marketing Tool For Dunkin’ Donuts, Shopify, ChowNow (MediaPost)… PayPal’s Big Change: It Can Work With Amazon After eBay Split (Recode)… Google vs. Amazon: Does Small Business Benefit? (US News)…

Street Fight Daily: FTC Considered Google Suit, Sears Bets on Inventory Ads

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Street Fight Daily: FTC Considered Google Suit, Sears Bets on Inventory Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… FTC Staff Wanted to Sue Google for Ripping Off TripAdvisor and Yelp (Skift)… Has Google Perfected the Retail Search Ad With Its Local Inventory Offering (AdWeek)… 45% Of Offline Retail Sales Will Be Web-Influenced By 2020 (Forrester)…

Street Fight Daily: MaxPoint’s Shaky IPO, Square Eyes Small Business

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Street Fight Daily: MaxPoint’s Shaky IPO, Square Eyes Small Business

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyAd Tech’s Rough Ride on Wall Street Continues With Latest IPO (AdAge)… The Payment Start-Up Square Expands Its Reach Into Small Businesses (New York Times)… Eddy Cue: Here’s how Apple Pay works on an Apple Watch (CNet)…

Street Fight Daily: PayPal Buys Paydiant, Uber Launches Magazine

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Street Fight Daily: PayPal Buys Paydiant, Uber Launches Magazine

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…PayPal to Pay $280 Million for Paydiant to Help Retailers Compete With Apple Pay (Recode)… Uber Launches A Magazine To Make Nice With Its Drivers (Wired)… Google City Searches Now Include Hotel Booking Info In Knowledge Graph (Search Engine Land)…

LBMA Podcast: Factual Partners With Metadata, Thinknear Discusses Location Score Index

Asif Khan

LBMA Podcast: Factual Partners With Metadata, Thinknear Discusses Location Score Index

On the show: Indoo.rs partners with KLM; Capital Radio + Outdoor Plus bring music to billboards in real time; Alibaba tests drone delivery; Wheely’s Cafe sells modern coffee carts; Sportsman Tracker is funded; Yahoo! + Flickr = Wetter; TripAdvisor buys ZeTrip; and PayPal invests in Pulsate….

Street Fight Daily: Microsoft’s Square Competitor, Moovit Raises $50M

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Street Fight Daily: Microsoft’s Square Competitor, Moovit Raises $50M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyMicrosoft, PayPal Team Up for Mobile POS for SMBs(eWeek)… Moovit Raises $50M To Scale Its Public Transit App, Goes Up Against CityMapper (TechCrunch)… Facebook Ad Clicks Are Shifting to Mobile, so Why Aren’t Conversions? (AdWeek)…

Street Fight Daily: TripAdvisor Fined in Italy, Uber CEO Indicted in Korea

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: TripAdvisor Fined in Italy, Uber CEO Indicted in Korea

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…TripAdvisor Fined $610,000 in Italy for Failing to Prevent Fake Reviews (New York Times)… South Korea Charges Uber CEO With Breaking Transport Law (Recode)… How The Digital Wallet Will Drive Mobile Commerce in 2015 (ReadWrite)…

Street Fight Daily: Starwood’s Keyless Entry, Square’s Brand Strategy

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Street Fight Daily: Starwood’s Keyless Entry, Square’s Brand Strategy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Starwood’s Keyless Entry Takes Self-Service To A New Level (GigaOm)… Square Looks to Expand its Reach Through Deals With Major Brands (The Street)… PlaceIQ Preps For Next Step, Hires Experian’s Nadya Kohl (AdExchanger)…