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Street Fight Daily: Apple Opens Listings, Yelp Adds Hotel Bookings

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Apple Opens Listings, Yelp Adds Hotel Bookings

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Apple Launches “Maps Connect,” Self-Service Local Listings Portal (Search Engine Land)… Yelp Leaps Into Hotel Bookings With New Hipmunk Partnership (Skift)… Uber Drivers Across The Country Are Protesting Today — Here’s Why (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: Samsung’s Location-Aware Smartwatch, Hearsay Social Raises $30M

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Samsung’s Location-Aware Smartwatch, Hearsay Social Raises $30M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologySamsung’s Galaxy Gear Is Location Aware, Sporting Glympse’s Friend-Finding App (GigaOm)… Hearsay Social Raises $30 Million to Give Bankers an Online Presence (New York Times)… Mobile Close To 20 Percent Of Internet Traffic Globally (MarketingLand)…

Street Fight Daily: Patch Launches Native Ads, Foursquare Looks to International Growth

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Patch Launches Native Ads, Foursquare Looks to International Growth

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyLeela de Kretser Is Leaving DNAinfo (Observer)… AOL’s Patch Creates Fictional Publication for Disney Movie Planes (AdWeek)… Foursquare Tunes Into International Growth, Inks Live Music Check-In Deal With Deezer To Promote Paid Subs (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Square Beefs Up Register, LivingSocial Hacked

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Square Beefs Up Register, LivingSocial Hacked

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Square Beefs Up Its Register for Restaurants (AllThingsD)… LivingSocial Hack Exposes Data for 50 Million Customers (New York Times)… Life360, A Family Networking App With More Users Than Foursquare, Is Now Headed For Cars, Smart Home Systems (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Delivers Same-Day, Local Search on Mobile

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Google Delivers Same-Day, Local Search on Mobile

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Shopping Express Test Partners Include Target And Other Local SF Stores (TechCrunch)… Only 29% Of Consumers Regularly Use Mobile Devices To Find Local Businesses (Search Engine Land)… Retailer Enthusiasm for Mobile Payments Tempered by Power Struggles in Industry (Mobile Commerce Daily)…

Street Fight Daily: Mobile Ad Spend Jumps, Web Only Gets Physical

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Mobile Ad Spend Jumps, Web Only Gets Physical

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.US Mobile Ad Spending Jumps to $4 Billion (eMarketer)… Once Proudly Web Only, Shopping Sites Hang Out Real Shingles (The New York Times)… Garmin Integrates Foursquare and Glympse with Mobile Apps for Non-Creepy Location-Sharing on the Go (The Next Web)…

Street Fight Daily: 06.24.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 06.24.11

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

In the automotive space, the responsibility for advertising is shifting from car makers to car dealers, and that means significant boost for local media, especially online, according to a report looking at the auto category from Borrell Associates. Online is pulling ad spending from car companies and dealers at a more accelerated rate, and display is likely to remain a key beneficiary. (Paid Content)…

In the quest for a unified database of places, geo-location startup Factual is making big strides. Yesterday it announced a partnership with SimpleGeo to maintain and power its places database, which up until now has offered a competing database of places in the eyes of developers. (TechCrunch)…