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Street Fight Daily: Square Adds Booking Service, Lyft Drives Uber Competition

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Square Adds Booking Service, Lyft Drives Uber Competition

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologySquare Continues to Diversify With Launch of Booking Service (Fortune)… Lyft Drives Uber Competition With False-Order Allegations (Bloomberg)… Online Meal Delivery Firm Foodpanda Raises $60 Million (Recode)…

Openings & New Hires at Yelp, Groupon, Local.com, Viddy and more

Kelly Benish

Openings & New Hires at Yelp, Groupon, Local.com, Viddy and more

It is indeed hiring season! Who are the eager employers? Nokia, DexOne, Yelp, Hibu, CityGrid, Local.com and Street Fight among them (us). On the move this week include executives at Local Market Launch, Groupon, Acquisio and Viddy, where the son of Michael Ovitz has faced some controversy over his company’s distribution techniques. Plus, find out who’s looking to make the leap. Read on…

Local Companies Reluctant to Add New Jobs

Robert Hawthorne

Local Companies Reluctant to Add New Jobs

Just a couple of years ago, local companies like Groupon and LivingSocial (and many others) were expanding rapidly and staffing up — eager to put hundreds of salespeople on the street as quickly as possible and grab share of their new market. But in 2013 those boom times have faded a bit, as local companies have adjusted to a period of economic uncertainty and are reluctant to add new positions to their cost structure…

Openings & New Hires at PlaceIQ, Apple, Twitter, Hibu, and More…

Kelly Benish

Openings & New Hires at PlaceIQ, Apple, Twitter, Hibu, and More…

As the new year opens, employers are already making moves, scooping up hot talent, and posting job openings. Find out about PlaceIQ’s expansion, a promotion at Google, where Yahoo execs go when they leave, and some interesting openings at Google, plus lots of gigs for job-seeking business development and product management professionals….