LBMA Podcast: Walmart’s Toy Lab, 7-Eleven & WeChat, Anything’s Big Funding Round

On this week’s LBMA show: Anything raises $42.5M, Baidu invests in Xinchao Media, Mobike + Louis Vuitton, Tencent goes all in with HERE maps, Walmart’s toy lab, 7-Eleven Canada rolls out WeChat + Alipay.

Street Fight Daily: Duopoly’s Strength Exceeds Expectations, Pubs Struggle with Apple News

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google and Facebook Tighten Grip on US Digital Ad Market… Publishers Continue to Encounter Problems with Apple New… Alphabet’s Waymo Wants Uber to Pay $2.6 Billion for Single Stolen Trade Secret…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Ditches Clicks, Village Voice On The Block

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyHere’s How Facebook Plans to Help Brands Find Out When Their Ads Actually Worked (AdWeek)… Village Voice Parent Company Will Explore Sale Of Papers (Poynter)… Apple Maps Connect For Small Businesses Expands Beyond The U.S. (9to5Mac)…

Street Fight Daily: Same-Day Delivery Stays Hot, China’s Tencent Bets on Local

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Postmates Closes New Financing Round and Passes 10,000 Deliveries a Week (New York Times)… China’s Tencent firms up online-to-offline muscle with review site buy (Reuters)… AP Brings Olympics Coverage to Local News Outlets With Customizable, White-label Microsites (Poynter)…