Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Will Spin Off Core Businesses, Pinterest Buys Two Search-Centric Startups

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yahoo Is Said to End Plan to Spin Off Alibaba Stake (New York Times)… Pinterest Buys Two Startups to Bolster Image Search (Wall Street Journal)… Uber Is Testing a New Service That Sounds Exactly Like a Bus (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: Square Raises $100M, GoDaddy’s Turnaround

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Square Raises More Money to Make Small Business Loans (Fortune)… Liquor Distributors Invest in Tech Firm to Boost E-Commerce in Alcohol (Wall Street Journal)… Deal Talks for Here Mapping Service Expose Reliance on Location Data (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: Google’s Drone Delivery, Samsung’s New Maps

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyInside Google’s Secret Drone-Delivery Program (Atlantic)… Samsung Navigates Away from Google With Here maps for Galaxy phones (Verge)… Uber and Lyft Have Become Indistinguishable Commodities (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Launches Display Ads, TribLocal Reporters Sue

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Yelp to Start Offering Mobile Display Ads in Bid for Revenue (AdAge)… TribLocal reporters win $660K in class-action against Tribune Co. (Chicago Tribune)… Don’t Weep for Groupon Ex-CEO Andrew Mason (Wall Street Journal)…