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Street Fight Daily: Google Close to Acquiring Waze, Why Yahoo Should Buy Foursquare

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Google Close to Acquiring Waze, Why Yahoo Should Buy Foursquare

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Is Close to Acquiring Waze, a Rival in Maps (New York Times)… Checklist: All the reasons Yahoo is going to acquire Foursquare (Quartz)… Call It Groupon 3.0: Deals giant on a Mobile Mission (Crain’s Chicago Business)…

Talk About Local’s Hartley: U.K. Hyperlocals Looking for Scale

Isa Jones

Talk About Local’s Hartley: U.K. Hyperlocals Looking for Scale

The U.K. has been a rich testing ground for hyperlocal content plays over the past few years. But British projects have taken a slightly different flavor than we’re used to here in the U.S., says Sarah Hartley, a veteran journalist who has been involved in some notable stabs at conquering the local space..