Street Fight Daily: Snap Acquires Placed, Google’s AMP Drives Content Engagement

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snap Acquires Placed to Measure Whether Ads Drive Brick-and-Mortar Sales… Google’s AMP Mean Visitors Spend More Time With Content… Amazon Fights Walmart for Low-Income Shoppers…

Street Fight Daily: Snap Loses Ground to Instagram, Lyft and Waymo Partner Up on Self-Driving Cars

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snap Installs Fall 16% As Instagram Pulls Further Ahead… Lyft and Waymo Reach Deal to Collaborate on Self-Driving Cars… What is Digital Transformation, and What Does It Require?…

Street Fight Daily: Waymo’s Suit Against Uber Goes to Trial, Gen Z’s Tech Prowess Disrupts Branding

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Waymo’s Lawsuit Against Uber is Going to Trial, Judge Rules… New Study Reveals How the Tech-Centric Expectations of Brand Z ‘Are Reshaping Brand Experiences’… Vice Balances Brand Safety with Editorial Autonomy…

Street Fight Daily: Google Adds Local Event Discovery to Search, Snap’s Earnings Disappoint

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Search Will Now Help You Find Nearby Events… Snap’s $2.2 Billion Loss Caps Bumpy First Months as Public Company… Microsoft Releases New Custom AI Services for Businesses…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Stock Plummets as Rivals Accumulate, Snap Stares Down First Earnings Report

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yelp Is Getting Eviscerated After Toning Down Expectations for 2017… Snap’s First Earnings Report: Will User Growth Be More Twitter or Facebook?… Walmart’s Jet Opens the ‘Grocery Store of the Future’ in NYC…

Street Fight Daily: More Than Half of Ad Spend Now Mobile, Amazon Launches Echo Assistant with a View

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… More Than Half of Ad Spend Now Mobile; Digital Audio Revenues Also Surge… Amazon Has a New $200 Echo Camera That Can Judge Your Outfit… Brands Recognize Realities of Customer Journey…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon’s Shipping Ambitions, Search Engines Remain Crucial to Local Discovery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon’s Plan to Dominate the Shipping Industry Is Taking Shape… Most Internet Users Prefer Search Engines to Find Local Products… Publishers Say Facebook Can Save Instant Articles with Better Data, Subscription Tools…

Street Fight Daily: Google Boosts Ads with Machine Learning, Gannett Acquires SweetIQ

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Leans on Machine Learning and Scale for Smarter Display Ads… Amazon’s Alexa Voice Tech is Now Available to Build Chatbots… Twitter is Testing a New Way to Show You News Articles…

Street Fight Daily: Yext Set to Raise $115.5M in Today’s IPO, Snap Offers Brick-and-Mortar Attribution

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yext is Set to Raise $115.5 Million in IPO After Final Pricing… Snap Advertisers Can Now See if Their Ads Increase Foot Traffic… Will it Blend? Oath Will Combine Disparate AOL-Yahoo Ad Tech Assets…

Street Fight Daily: Big Retailers Support Mobile Payments, Snap Ads Struggle to Grab User Attention

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon, Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks Drive Mobile Payment Behaviors… How Do Users Like Snapchat Ads?… AOL’s CEO Explains that Oath is About B2B Branding…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Adds Location Sharing Tools for Businesses, AOL and Yahoo Become Oath

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Adds Location Sharing for Businesses Offering Customer Support via DMs… AOL and Yahoo Will Become Oath Following Verizon Deal… Consumer Adoption of Voice Assistants Doubled in Q1: Here’s Why…

Street Fight Daily: Uber President Steps Down, Google Increases Brands’ Control Over Online Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Two Executives, Including President Jeff Jones, to Leave Uber… Google Vows More Control for Brands Over Online Ads… Why Samsung Wants to Build a ‘Corporate-Wide AI Voice System’ …

Street Fight Daily: Google Tests Voice Ads on Speaker, Pinterest Targets Visual Search Market

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Tests Waters of Voice Ads on Speaker… Pinterest Goes After Visual Search Market Share… Alexa is Coming to the iPhone…

Street Fight Daily: Yext Files for IPO, Google and Facebook Strengthen Hold on Digital Ad Market

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… New York-Based Yext Files for IPO… Google, Facebook Increase Their Grip on Digital Ad Market… Snap’s Revenue Growth Looks Like It Will Come from More Ads, Not More Users…

Street Fight Daily: Intel Buys Mobileye for $15.3B, NJ Journalists Start Local Paper

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Intel is Paying $15.3 Billion to Acquire Mobileye… After Punishing Layoffs, New Jersey Journalists Start Up Their Own Local Paper… Optimizing Digital Marketing Performance to Drive Business Performance…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Tackles Brick-and-Mortar, WhatsApp Tests Chat Tools for Businesses

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Confirms Plans for a 10th Book Store, Demonstrating Commitment to Brick-and-Mortar… WhatsApp Tests Business Chat Tools in Search for Revenue… Joe Ricketts, Local News Publisher and Trump Backer, Acquires Gothamist Websites…

Street Fight Daily: IBM and Salesforce Share AI Tech, Consumers Still Tepid About Connected Home

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… IBM and Salesforce Will Start Sharing Their AI Technology… Most Consumers Not Turned On By Connected Home, Study Finds… Mobile World Congress 2017: Main Enterprise Themes…

Street Fight Daily: Snap Valuation Jumps to $34 Billion, SMBs Shift Marketing Spend to Digital

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Shares Surge 44% in Market Debut… Small Businesses Shift Marketing Spend to Digital… For Quartz, Bots Are a Chance to Build a New Path for Interacting with News…

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Seeks $500 Million in New Funding, Snap Values Itself at $24B on Eve of IPO

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft Seeking At Least $500 Million in New Funding… Snap Officially Sets Stock Price at $17, Raising $3.4 Billion in IPO… Instacart to Raise $400 Million as Other On-Demand Startups Die Around It…

Street Fight Daily: Uber CEO Berates Driver on Video, Yelp Buys Nowait for $40 Million

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… In Video, Uber CEO Argues with Driver Over Falling Fares… Yelp Acquires Restaurant Tech Startup Nowait in $40 Million Deal… Snap, On Cusp of IPO, Looks Set for Strong Debut…