Street Fight Daily: Postmates Acquires Local Discovery Startup Sosh, Facebook’s New SMB Ad Products

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Postmates Is Buying Sosh, a Service for Discovering Local Activities (Fortune)… Facebook’s New Tools Let Merchants Tailor Ads for Nearby Consumers (Adweek)… How Handy’s Founder Oisin Hanrahan Is Scaling His Startup into an On-Demand Powerhouse (The Next Web)…

Street Fight Daily: Apple Pay’s Slow Growth, Postmates Delivers Starbucks

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… 85% Of iPhone 6 Owners In The U.S. Haven’t Bothered Trying Apple Pay, Study Claims (VentureBeat)… Starbucks Delivery Is Real and It’s Coming to Seattle and the Empire State Building (Recode)… GoDaddy’s IPO To Value Web Hosting Company At $2.87 Billion (Reuters)…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s ‘Audience Network,’ Qualcomm Spins Off Beacon Business

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… With Ad Network, Facebook Targets Rest of Mobile World (AdAge)… Qualcomm Spins Off its Gimbal Bluetooth Beacon Biz Into a Separate Company (GigaOm)… Yext Acquires Software Consulting Firm Citrrus To Build Its Professional Services Team (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Square Partners With Whole Foods, Bitcoin Enters the Store

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Square Lands Payments Deal With Whole Foods (Wall Street Journal)… Revel Systems Adds Native Bitcoin Transactions To Its POS Offering (TechCrunch)… Groupon Shares Drop as Executive Plans Departure (Chicago Tribune)…

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Partners With Verifone, Smartphones Take Market Share

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyGroupon Goes Beyond The Dongle, Links Up With Verifone, Ingenico Terminals For Breadcrumb Mobile Payments (TechCrunch)… Smartphones Outsell Feature Phones Globally for First Time (Mashable)… No, Craigslist Is Not Responsible For The Death Of Newspapers (GigaOm)…

Street Fight Daily: Millennial Media Buys Jumptap, Gannett Merges Agency Business

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyMillennial Media Snaps Up Jumptap For $193 Million (AdExchanger)… Gannett Dives Deeper Into Agency Business With ‘G/O Digital’ (AdAge)… To Square Up To Foursquare, Yelp Now Lets Users Post Reviews Directly From Its Mobile App (TechCrunch)…

Hyperlocal Has Cracked ‘Local’ and ‘Now’ — Sosh Now Looks to Target Intent

Because it is intentional and transactional in nature, Sosh is probably more likely to see responses akin to search engine advertising, where people who are there know what they want and are ready to buy. And that could be a particularly excellent venue for local advertisers…