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Street Fight Daily: Pro.com Raises Another $14M, Uber Talks to Regulators

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Pro.com Raises Another $14M, Uber Talks to Regulators

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyBezos-Backed Pro.com Raises Another $14 Million to Help Renovate Your Home (Businessweek)… Uber Open to ‘Debate’ With European Regulators Over Ride-Sharing Rules (Wall Street Journal)… Bringing Tablets To Restaurant Tables Nationwide Nets E la Carte $35 Million (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Eventbrite Hits $1 Billion, Clinkle’s Clunking Continues

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Eventbrite Hits $1 Billion, Clinkle’s Clunking Continues

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyEventbrite Tops Billion-Dollar Valuation With New Funding  (Wall Street Journal)… Clinkle’s Still a Hot Mess as Its Big Shot COO Departs (Recode)… Israel’s Wix.com Buys Mobile Commerce Firm Appixia (Reuters)…

Street Fight Daily: Revel Expands Into Stadiums, Yellow Pages Still Generating Cash

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Revel Expands Into Stadiums, Yellow Pages Still Generating Cash

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyRevel Extends Tablet POS Into Stadiums (ZDNet)… Dex Media: Too Soon to Close the Book on Yellow Pages Publisher (Wall Street Journal)… LivingSocial Executives Talk Hiring, Cybersecurity Attack and Profitability (Washington Post)…

Local Search for Events: The Great Missed Opportunity

Damian Rollison

Local Search for Events: The Great Missed Opportunity

My jumping off point for this week’s column is a recent post from Greg Sterling, where he observes that despite all the impressive innovation around local search in recent years, no one has launched a truly useful local events service. I have had this feeling for years and wasn’t sure if it was just me. But if Greg doesn’t know about a local events service that truly works, I think it’s fair to say one doesn’t exist. So pay attention, developers and entrepreneurs: local events need a killer app…