Street Fight Daily: As Echo Upgrades, Microsoft Releases Rival, Deliveroo Eats Up Competitor Maple

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Plans to Unveil New Echo… Food Delivery Startup Maple Shuts Down and Sells to Deliveroo After Raising $29 Million… Now Profitable, Patch Wants to Be a Platform for Other Local News Outlets…

LBMA Podcast: Bytelight Acquired, Density’s Andrew Farah

On the show: Samsung in Italy uses VR to transport sick kids to Movieland; Signpost and Unacast raise money; Westfield launches their own OOH network in their Australian malls; Pepsi’s innovative Naked Juice bike path marketing…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Plans Delivery Platform, Foursquare’s Brain Drain

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Is Quietly Testing A Massive Merchant Delivery Program (TechCrunch)… Foursquare Has a New Problem: Employees are Checking Out (Mashable)… Most Shoppers Happy to Share Location Data with Retailers, But Want More Regulation on How It is Used (Internet Retailing)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Redesigns Maps, Walmart Searches Inside

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Google Maps gets better integration with Uber and OpenTable (Mashable)… Walmart Brings Product Search To The In-Store Experience (Search Engine Land)… Amazon Tries Out Taxi Deliveries In California Cities (CNBC)…