Street Fight Daily: Desktop Local Search Drops, Print YP Death Watch

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Search On Smartphones Up 26 Percent, On Tablets Up 19 Percent In 2012 (Search Engine Land)… Annual Print YP Death Watch (Blumenthals)… The Yext Big Thing (Crain’s New York Business)…

Street Fight Daily: 11.10.11

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

News Futurists DNAinfo Expanding to NYC’s Outer Boroughs and Chicago (New York Observer)
DNAinfo, a neighborhood-centric Manhattan news start-up, will expand to all five boroughs in early 2012. After rolling across New York City, the company will begin national expansion, starting in Chicago and hiring about 30 reporters total…

Rumor: LivingSocial & Groupon Looking to Acquire SCVNGR (BostInnovation)
Gregory Gomer: For the past few weeks, we have heard rumblings that both LivingSocial and Groupon are interested in acquiring SCVNGR, and that the options are currently being evaluated by SCVNGR’s top level execs and board of directors…