Street Fight Daily: Apple & Google Face Off, Patch Predicts Profit

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.

Apple and Google Go Head to Head Over Mobile Maps (NYT)

Patch’s Webster Predicts Profit in Late 2013 (Net News Check)

Here’s a Sign Merchants are Starting to Really Like Groupon (Yipit Blog)

Street Fight Daily: ‘Local Consumer,’ Curley Leaves Las Vegas Sun

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology...

After Strong Quarter, Groupon Starts Looking Like a Deal Again (AllThingsD)…

Rob Curley Leaves Las Vegas Sun (Poynter)…

Understand the ‘Local Consumer,’ and You’ll Understand How to Serve SMBs (VentureBeat)…

Twitter Local: @MarissaMayer, @LisaWilliams, @PerryEvans, @RobCurley and more…

This week on Twitter, Rob Curley notes that “innovative” doesn’t always drive readership; Closely’s Perry Evans calls Zagat “an aggregation model and methodology,” and Grapphic’s Michael Fives rolls his eyes at TechCrunch, AOL and HuffPo: It’s “like watching a bunch of spoiled children misbehave.” Read more from the hyperlocal twitterverse.