Street Fight Daily: Google Breaks Up Mapping Unit, Boston Phoenix Shuttered

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Breaks Up Mapping and Commerce Unit (AllThingsD)… Boston Phoenix to Close; Portland, Providence Papers Remain Open (Boston.com)… Ok, So Maybe Greed Is Groupon, But The Much Bigger Issue Is The Product (TechCrunch)…

Discussion of Local Marketing Emphasizes the Essential Role of Data

In a webinar on Tuesday YP’s Sanjay Sood and Andrew Shotland of LocalSEOGuide talked about the evolving local data ecosystem as well as the growing opportunities for marketers to leverage these new datasets to buttress existing local marketing efforts…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Threatens Yelp, Locu Expands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Watch Out Foursquare And Yelp: ‘Places’ Really Shines On Facebook Graph Search (TechCrunch)… JiWire Serves Up Location-based Ads Over Airport Wi-Fi (GigaOm)… Locu Brings Up-To-Date Menus to Restaurants on TripAdvisor and Citysearch (The Next Web)…