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 New Listening Tool, Starbucks Orders Ahead

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyWhat Are Facebook Users Talking About? Advertisers Can Now Find Out. (Recode)… Starbucks Expands Mobile Ordering (TechCrunch)… Google Accidentally Reveals Its Own Mobile Events App (TechCrunch)…

LBMA Podcast: Factual Partners With Metadata, Thinknear Discusses Location Score Index

On the show: Indoo.rs partners with KLM; Capital Radio + Outdoor Plus bring music to billboards in real time; Alibaba tests drone delivery; Wheely’s Cafe sells modern coffee carts; Sportsman Tracker is funded; Yahoo! + Flickr = Wetter; TripAdvisor buys ZeTrip; and PayPal invests in Pulsate….

Street Fight Daily: Starbucks Dominates Mobile, Icahn Eyes Gannett

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Starbucks’ Mobile Payments Jolt (PYMNTS)… Corporate Raider Carl Icahn Sets His Sights On Gannett (Poynter)… Mobile Moves in on Grocery Shopping (MediaPost)…

Street Fight Daily: Starbucks Drops Square, Uber to Patent Surge Pricing

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…starbucks_square-2Starbucks Drops Square App as Mobile-Payments Battle Intensifies (WSJ)… Uber Moves to Patent the Surge Pricing Its Customers Hate (Skift)… Google Gains Ground on Amazon With Same-Day Deliveries During Holiday (AdAge)

Street Fight Daily: Uber Raises $1.2 Biliion, Yahoo’s Mobile Comeback

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Uber Raises $1.2 Billion, Putting Its Value at $40 Billion (New York Times)… Yahoo to Surpass Twitter in U.S. Mobile Ads (AdAge)… Google Gooses Resellers of Its Biz Apps With 10% Incentive (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: The Classifieds Wars, Uber Expands Delivery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Documents Show How Ebay’s Meg Whitman And Pierre Omidyar Conspired To Steal Craigslist’s Secrets (Pando)… Uber Expands Grocery Delivery Pilot, Renames It UberEssentials (The Next Web)… The Post-Google Local Survival Guide (Search Engine Land)…MA roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Documents Show How Ebay’s Meg Whitman And Pierre Omidyar Conspired To Steal Craigslist’s Secrets (Pando)… Uber Expands Grocery Delivery Pilot, Renames It UberEssentials (The Next Web)… The Post-Google Local Survival Guide (Search Engine Land)…

Street Fight Daily: Starbucks’ Delivery Plans, Groupon Eyes Partners in Asia

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Strong Brew: Starbucks Ceo Promises To Compete On Mobile Payments, Reveals On-demand Delivery Plans (Pando)… Groupon Hires Advisers To Find Partners For Asia Businessesn (Bloomberg)… Why Online Retailers Continue To Open Brick-And-Mortar Stores (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: xAd Raises $50 Million, iWatch to Include Payments

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyLocation Is Everything, As Mobile Ad Startup xAd Raises $50M Led By IVP (TechCrunch)… Apple Watch to Allow Mobile Payments (Wall Street Journal)… Interpublic Invests in Mobile Measurement Company Placed (MediaPost)…

Street Fight Daily: Starbucks Orders Ahead, Google’s Mobile Problem

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyStarbucks Has Bigger Plans in Mobile Payments Than Most People Realize (Recode)… Google’s Quarterly Results Show Its Continuing Struggle With Mobile Advertising (New York Times)… Despite a History of Dismal Failures, Hyperlocal News Continues to Attract Believers (GigaOm)…

Street Fight Daily: Eventbrite Hits $1 Billion, Clinkle’s Clunking Continues

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyEventbrite Tops Billion-Dollar Valuation With New Funding  (Wall Street Journal)… Clinkle’s Still a Hot Mess as Its Big Shot COO Departs (Recode)… Israel’s Wix.com Buys Mobile Commerce Firm Appixia (Reuters)…

Street Fight Daily: Apple Preps Mobile Payments, Starbucks Readies Order Ahead

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Apple Pushes Deeper Into Mobile Payments (Wall Street Journal)… Starbucks is Getting Ready to Let You Order Coffee Before You Get to the Store (Quartz)… Care.com, The ‘Amazon Of Caregiving Services’ Popped 43% On Its IPO Day (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: Comcast Resurrects Everyblock, OpenTable Buys Quickcue

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.EveryBlock Is Back From The Dead (Chicago Grid)… OpenTable Buys Quickcue to Develop ‘Mobile Waitlist Technology’ (Eater)… Farewell, Cash: Starbucks Gets Ready for Latte Thursday (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Top Patch Exec Resigns, Mobile Payments At Starbucks Increase

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyTop Executive At AOL’s Local News Business, Patch, Resigns (BuzzFeed)… Mobile Payment At U.S. Starbucks Locations Crosses 10% (TechCrunch)… I’m Still Waiting for My Phone to Become My Wallet (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: Local News Lost, Groupon Bundles SEO

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.American News Consumers Have Gained the World but Lost Their Backyards (Atlantic)… Groupon Offers SEO Deal to Businesses (Upstart)… Barista Problems: Why Starbucks Isn’t the Energy Shot Square Needed (PandoDaily)…

Street Fight Daily: FTC Clears Google, Square Sold at Starbucks

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Yelp Calls FTC Deal with Google a ‘Missed Opportunity’ (CNet)… Now on Sale at Starbucks: Square’s Credit Card Reader (The New York Times)… You’re Not Alone: Hyper-Local People-Finding (ClickZ)…

Mobile-Local Shopping Comes Into Focus

Customers are getting poached right under retailers’ noses by Amazon and the rest of the showrooming brigade. So what are retailers doing to combat these challenges as we enter the biggest shopping season in the biggest year of local retail transformation since the invention of the department store? The results so far are mixed…

Street Fight Daily: Square Rolls Out Starbucks Deal, Waze Launches Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.7,000 Starbucks Locations Added to the Square Wallet (AllThingsD)… Waze Begins Monetization Push with Location-Guided Ads (GigaOm)… Trulia’s Sales Surge as Real Estate Agents Use Mobile (Bloomberg Businessweek)…

Street FIght Daily: Yelp Dismisses Google’s Local Content, Google Expands Wallet

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Yelp Not Worried About Google’s “Struggling” Local Content Play (PandoDaily)… Google Wallet Expands To Mobile Web (TechCrunch)… Coupons Boost Starbucks (The Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Local Online Ad Rev to Jump 30%, Facebook Reviews

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Borrell: Newspaper Revenue to Rise in 2013 (GigaOm)… Watch Out, Yelp: Facebook Is Thinking About Restaurant Reviews
 (Business Insider)… Square, Starbucks roll out service (USA Today)…