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Street Fight Daily: 11.07.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 11.07.11

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

Combined Urban Airship + Simple Geo Take $15 Million in Funding (Uncrunched)
It looks like Simple Geo may have made a solid bet after all. Last week the company was acquired by Urban Airship in an all stock transaction that was actually part of a much larger financing: Urban Airship’s Series C round of funding…

Kevin Rose’s Oink: Stop Rating Places – Rate the Stuff Inside Them Instead (SiliconFilter)
The big difference between Oink and Foursquare or Yelp is that Oink doesn’t focus on places so much as on the things inside them. Instead of rating a local restaurant, for example, you would rate the pizza you had there…