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Street Fight Daily: 06.14.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 06.14.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups… Groupon and LivingSocial are often mentioned in the same sentence as the two biggest players in the booming daily deals space. But new data underscores some of the differences in how they approach the market and how people use their services. Groupon and LivingSocial are “Gorillas among ants,” says comScore. (MediaPost, Business Insider)… On Monday, American Express and AOL’s Patch announced that they have teamed up to roll out Patch Deals, a new hyperlocal daily deals service powered by American Express. The company’s established hyper-local audience may give it a boost, but it’s going to need more than that to compete in the deals space, writes Faith Merino. (VatorNews)…