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Street Fight Daily: Google Brings Back Google+, Angie’s List Says No to Acquisition (Again)

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Google Brings Back Google+, Angie’s List Says No to Acquisition (Again)

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Four Reasons Why Google Is Bringing Google Plus Back to Life (Recode)… Angie’s List Turns Down IAC’s Second Offer to Buy It — This Time for $512 Million (Business Insider)… Lyft Executive Says on Track to Hit $1 Billion in Gross Revenue (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: In-N-Out Burger Sues DoorDash, Uber Partners with TomTom

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Street Fight Daily: In-N-Out Burger Sues DoorDash, Uber Partners with TomTom

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… In-N-Out Burger Sues DoorDash for Delivering Its Food Without Permission (Recode)… Uber Signs Digital Mapping Deal with TomTom (New York Times)… Angie’s List Shares Surge After Company Rejects IAC Offer (USA Today)…

Street Fight Daily: Massive Layoffs at CityGrid, FTC Expands Regulations On Location Data

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Massive Layoffs at CityGrid, FTC Expands Regulations On Location Data

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyIAC’s CityGrid, Parent Of CitySearch And Urbanspoon, Lays Off Two-Thirds Of Staff, As Local Ad Push Bites(TechCrunch)… FTC Updates COPPA With New Restrictions On Location Data (AdExchanger)… Is Yelp A Bully Or Just Misunderstood? (BuzzFeed)…

Street Fight Daily: Groupon a Tough Sell, TripAdvisor Changes Hands

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Groupon a Tough Sell, TripAdvisor Changes Hands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.When Does Groupon — Still at More Than 80 Percent Off — Become a Deal for Someone? (AllThingsD)… TripAdvisor Shifts to Malone (The Wall Street Journal)… Verizon Responds to FCC Complaint Over Blocking of Google Wallet, Says Google Needs to Change the App (Droid-Life)…

Street Fight Daily: Ebay Tests Deals, CitySearch Announces Layoffs

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Ebay Tests Deals, CitySearch Announces Layoffs

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.EBay tests deals on services, takes on Groupon (Reuters)… Shrink To Grow: Citysearch And Urbanspoon Parent Company CityGrid Lays Off 15% Of Its Employees (TechCrunch)… DNAinfo, In Bid to Raise Profile Among Local Advertisers, Starts ‘Small Business Insider’ (Capital New York)…

IAC’s Crowded Room: From ‘Check-in’ to ‘Might Go’

David Hirschman

IAC’s Crowded Room: From ‘Check-in’ to ‘Might Go’

The new app aims to connect like-minded users based on the places they frequent, as well as the places and events that they “might go” to in the near future. As users check in to places and indicate where they’re thinking of going, the app matches them up with others nearby who could be compatible based on their own location habits and the information on their Facebook profiles.