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Street Fight Daily: Amazon Plans Local Marketplace, RadioShack’s Losses Deepen

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Plans Local Marketplace, RadioShack’s Losses Deepen

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyAmazon Plans Local Services Marketplace This Year (Reuters)… RadioShack Draws on Credit Line as Losses Deepen (Wall Street Journal)… Google to Buy Skybox Imaging for $500 Million (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: Square Kills Wallet App, Yelp Integrates Booking Service

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Square Kills Wallet App, Yelp Integrates Booking Service

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologySquare Pulls Failed Wallet App as Troubles Mount (Wall Street Journal)… Yelp Bites Back At OpenTable, TripAdvisor And Google With Free Yelp Reservations Service (TechCrunch)… Apple Reportedly Integrating NFC Technology into iPhone 6 (MacRumors)…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook ‘Moves’ Privacy Policy, Nokia Invests in Connected Car

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Facebook ‘Moves’ Privacy Policy, Nokia Invests in Connected Car

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyAfter Facebook Deal, Moves App Changes Privacy Policy (Wall Street Journal)… Nokia Joins Musk to Google in Investing in Intelligent Cars (Bloomberg)… Retailers Look to Merge Offline and Online Shopping Experiences in 2014 (eMarketer)…

Foursquare

Street Fight Daily: Microsoft Invests in Foursquare, Target Turns to Chip and Pin

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Microsoft Invests in Foursquare, Target Turns to Chip and Pin

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Foursquare Teams With Microsoft for Dollars and Data (Wall Street Journal)… Target Vows to Speed Anti-Fraud Technology (New York Times)… Satya Nadella: Our SMB ‘Ringer’ at Microsoft (Local Onliner)…

The Steaks in Square’s Future

Noah Davis

The Steaks in Square’s Future

Back in June, social/local analyst Rocky Agrawal bet Reuters financial journalist Felix Salmon a steak dinner that Square would be acquired by a company other than PayPal in 2012. At this point, a sale seems pretty unlikely before the end of the year — and I don’t think it’s going to happen anytime soon. So if someone wants to bet me that Square gets acquired before this time in 2013, I’ll take that bet…