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Why Cars Could Be the Next Big Platform for Local Search

Ali Alami

Why Cars Could Be the Next Big Platform for Local Search

Amid praise and criticism of the flatter design of Apple’s newest mobile operating system, the company quietly introduced a potentially transformative feature in iOS7: iOS in the Car. Pedestrian-friendly cities like New York and San Francisco may prove a fertile breeding grounds for local discovery apps like Foursquare, but it’s the suburban car-bound consumer that presents the biggest opportunity for local technology companies today, including …

Street Fight Daily: Delivery Hero Raises $30M, Groupon Looks To High-End

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Delivery Hero Raises $30M, Groupon Looks To High-End

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyDelivery Hero Tops Up Series D With $30M As Its Global Take-Out Service Heads For Profit (TechCrunch)… Groupon Makes Bid To Reach High-End Customers (USA Today)… Here’s A Heavy Dose Of Reality For New Mobile Payments Startup Clinkle (ReadWrite)…

Street Fight Daily: Glympse Invades the Dash, LivingSocial Settles Suit

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Glympse Invades the Dash, LivingSocial Settles Suit

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Glympse Brings Its Location Sharing to BMW and MINI Vehicles (New York Times)… LivingSocial Ordered to Pay $4.1 Million To Settle Class Action Suit (Fast Company)… New Yelp Revenue Estimate Feature Misleads Merchants (CoPilot)…