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Street Fight Daily: 10.21.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 10.21.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Groupon has put to rest speculation about its IPO. It is on, albeit at a slightly lower valuation than originally expected. It intends to raise between $480 million to $540 million in the public markets, setting a valuation range between $10.1 billion and $11.4 billion. (AllThingsD)…

“The daily deal companies are version 1.0 of great things you can build with the Internet that help local merchants drive foot traffic into the door,” says Dennis Crowley in an interview. “What we are doing with Foursquare is version 2.” (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: 09.27.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 09.27.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

September can’t end soon enough for Groupon. The month brought a string of staff departures, SEC spats and the indefinite shelving of the company’s long-awaited IPO. Now a second class of employees has filed a class action against Groupon over unpaid overtime. (PaidContent)…

Facebook is offering up to $10 million in free advertising to small businesses in the middle of slight changes to how the social networking site allows brands and consumers to interact on its Pages. (ReadWriteWeb)…

Street Fight Daily: 09.21.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 09.21.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Foursquare has just hit one billion checkins. The app had gone from 100 million checkins in July, 2010 to 200 million in Oct 2010 to 750 million checkins in June 2011. Along with the milestone, Foursquare has launched a new version of its app. (TechCrunch)…

HipGeo, a location based social network backed by CitySearch and eHarmony execs, has launched an iPhone app that tracks your travels, then stitches together your photos, comments and pinned locations into an animated diary of each day. (ReadWriteWeb)…