Street Fight Daily: Social Platforms Bring Pubs Limited Cash, GM Enables In-Car Data with New SDK

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Deals with Facebook and Snapchat Are Popular, But They’re Not Big Money-Makers… GM’s New SDK for In-Car Infotainment Apps Offers Access to Nearly 400 Data Points… For Retail, the Next Big Tech-Driven Shakeup is Organizational…

Street Fight Daily: Mobile Ad Spend Could Double by 2021, Snap Courts Big Advertisers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… U.S. Mobile Ad Spend Will More Than Double by 2021… Snapchat Is In Talks for Big Ad Deals Ahead of IPO… Big Data Adoption is Slow, But Benefits Are Beginning to Show…

Street Fight Daily: Voice Assistant Sales to Skyrocket, Alibaba Local Commerce App Raises $1.1 Billion

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… 25 Million More Voice Assistants Coming This Year; Google, Amazon Dominate… Alibaba’s Local Commerce Platform, Koubei, Raises $1.1 Billion… Crate and Barrel COO Talks Bucking Brick-and-Mortar Trends…

Street Fight Daily: Google Builds Cloud-Based Measurement Service, Uber Nabs Google Search Exec

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google is Building a Cloud-Based Measurement Service for Advertisers… Uber Hires Google’s Former Head of Search, Stoking a Rivalry… Retailers Turn to Silicon Valley to Lure Customers…

Street Fight Daily: SMBs to Ramp Up Digital Marketing, Snap Adds Ad Targeting Based on Third-Party Data

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Mobile Driving Marketing Spend Among SMBs… Snapchat to Enable Offline Purchase Ad Targeting… Marketing-Mix Modeling: A Road of Missed Opportunities for Brands…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Drops Buy Button, Google Privileges Its Own Products in Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Unclicks Buy Button, Signaling Unclear Future for Social Commerce… Google Uses Its Search Engine to Hawk Its Products… Snapchat is Now Pitching Brands on Sequential Video Ads…

Street Fight Daily: DoorDash and Postmates Test Robot Delivery, Lighting Tech Helps Retailers Sharpen Location Data

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Postmates and DoorDash Test Delivery by Robot with Starship Technologies… Retailers Leverage Lighting Communication System to Sharpen Location Data… As Alexa Becomes Ubiquitous, Amazon Must Craft a Consistent User Experience…

Street Fight Daily: Here Helps Baidu Expand Mapping Service, Retailers Use Tech for Personalization

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Here Partners with Baidu to Expand Its Mapping Service to Europe and Beyond… How Retailers Use Personalization — If They Do At All… Facebook Measurement: The Walled Garden is Cracking a Window…

Raise Report: New Funding for ezCater, Gravy Analytics, CloudCar

Every two weeks, we round up some of the biggest fundraises taking place in hyperlocal marketing, commerce, and tech. This edition includes funding for Flytrex, CloudCraze, NG Data, and Choozle.

Street Fight Daily: Google Launches Website Builder for SMBs, Amazon Go’s Potential Impact on Retail

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Testing Website Builder Within Google My Business… Amazon Go, Deep Learning, and a Better Retail Experience… Toyota Leverages Mobile Location Firm NinthDecimal’s Data to Establish Attribution for Dealer Visits…

Street Fight Daily: Spectacles Give Brands Location-Based, AR Marketing Tool; Indoor Location Tech to Rise

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Spectacles Offer Brands an Advertising Opportunity Combining AR and Location… Indoor Location Tech Predicted to Gain Widespread Usage in Coming Years… Case Study: Amazon Didn’t Kill Macy’s. Macy’s Did…

Street Fight Daily: Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Make Gains Online, Twitter Shutters App Aimed at Brands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Brick-and-Mortar Retailers See Online Sales Jump as In-Store Purchases Decline… Twitter Shutters Dashboard, App Aimed at Brands… Voice Search is On the Rise, and Brands Must Prepare…

Street Fight Daily: Deliveroo Faces Potential Lawsuit, GrubMarket Charts Profitable E-Grocery Path

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Deliveroo Couriers May Take Company to Court Over ‘Absurd’ Business Model… Online Grocery GrubMarket Breaks Even, Defying Trend of Difficulties for E-Grocery Field… Millenial Holiday Shoppers Did Their Research Online Before Buying In-Store…

Street Fight Daily: Uber to Disclose Traffic Data, Waymo Creates Its Own Sensor Unit

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Extends an Olive Branch to Local Governments: Its Data… Waymo Creates Its Own Sensor Unit… Despite New FCC Rules, Verizon Plans ‘Aggressive Path’ on Ad Targeting…

Street Fight Daily: Voice Assistant-Enabled Cars Steal Show at CES, AR’s Retail Potential

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Auto Makers Showcase Cars Equipped with Virtual Assistants… Can Augmented Reality Bolster Retail Sales?… Chefs+Tech: The Restaurant Bubble Inches Closer to Bursting…

Street Fight Daily: Alexa Enables Voice-Ordered Meals, Boston Globe’s Digital Revamp

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Prime Members Can Now Voice-Order Meals Through Alexa-Enabled Devices… Boston Globe Undergoes Major Overhaul to Compete in Digital Age… Lyft More Than Doubles Fourth Quarter Ridership Year Over Year…

Street Fight Daily: Brands Cash in on Mobile Search Ads, Amazon Aims to Put Alexa Everywhere

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Brands See Big YoY Jumps In Revenue on Mobile Search Ads During 2016 Holidays… At CES 2017, Amazon Revs Alexa Everywhere Strategy… Marketing Automation is Powerful, But It Can Limit Internal Visibility for Brands…

Street Fight Daily: Retail Brands Deploy AI, Google Teams with Fiat Chrysler on Connected Car Tech

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… 5 Brands Infusing Retail with Artificial Intelligence… Google Teams with Fiat Chrysler to Turn Android Into Top Platform for Connected Cars… Wendy’s Taps Spotify Branded Moments to Catch You When You’re Hungry…

Street Fight Daily: Publishers’ Doubts About AMP, Snap Leverages Machine Learning for Ad Targeting

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Publishers Express Doubts About Google AMP… Snapchat Is Beginning to Use Machine Learning to Improve Advertising… Voice Search is Different, Not Better…

Raise Report: New Funding for HelloFresh, Rent the Runway, Dynamic Yield

Every two weeks, we round up some of the biggest fundraises taking place in hyperlocal marketing, commerce, and tech. This week’s edition includes funding for Numetric, Byte Foods, Xplenty, and Never Eat Alone.