Street Fight Daily: Shakeout in Ad Tech, Trulia Partners With Uber

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Burst of M&A in Online Advertising as Shakeout Begins (Wall Street Journal)… Trulia + Uber = Solution to Problem You Didn’t Know You Had (Boston)… How Shazam Is Going From Music To Retailers With Augmented Reality And Wearable Integration (The Next Web)…

Here Are the Top 5 Exits in Local Tech of 2014

The largest deals came on the public market, where some of the more established firms found late exits and others teamed up with rivals. But the startup scene saw its share of healthy M&A activity as well. Here are the five biggest deals in the local tech of 2014….

Conference Notebook: Location Is an Obvious Asset for Trulia

At the Mobile Marketing Association’s 2014 SM2 Conference Wednesday, marketers from some of the nation’s largest brands talked about the evolving role of location in their marketing mix and the challenges in balancing an appetite for new technologies with the needs of an existing brand…

Street Fight Daily: Zillow Buys Trulia for $3.5B, Yelp Adds Videos to Reviews

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyZillow to Buy Trulia for $3.5 Billion in All-Stock Deal (New York Times)… Yelp’s Newest Feature Adds Videos To Your Restaurant Reviews (BusinessInsdier)… Startups Uber and Airbnb Court Business Travelers (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Zillow Eyes Trulia, Facebook and Uber Discuss Partnership

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyZillow Seeking to Buy Rival Property Site Trulia (Bloomberg)… Facebook and Uber Discuss Integration of Car Service Into Messenger (Recode)… LivingSocial’s Losses Narrow in the Second Wuarter (Washington Post)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp’s Case Against Google, Urban Airship CEO Resigns

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyLeaked Documents Show How Yelp Thinks It’s Getting Screwed By Google (TechCrunch)… CEO Of Startup Urban Airship Leaves Company After Being Accused Of Sexually Assaulting His Ex-Girlfriend (BusinessInsider)… Finding Ways to Use Big Data to Help Small Shops (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: Airbnb’s Grand Plans, Foursquare’s Recommended Future

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyInside Airbnb’s Grand Hotel Plans (Fast Comapny)… Foursquare CEO: How We’ll Tell You Where To Eat And What To Order (ReadWrite)… Matt Cutts: Google Mobile Queries May Surpass PC Search This Year (SearchEngineLand)…

Openings & New Hires at Groupon, Locu, Bit.ly and Radiate Media

Every two weeks, Search Influence’s Kelly Benish — who knows practically everyone in hyperlocal — covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. Moves this edition include new execs at SIM Partners and Accordant Media, plus job openings at AOL, JiWire, Weather Channel and more.

Street Fight Daily: Google Wallet Leaking Money, Brand Networks Snags $68M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Wallet Is Leaking Money (Businessweek)… ‘Uber For Local Home Services’ Provider ClubLocal Launches In The Bay Area (TechCrunch)… Running Local: Why Facebook Marketer Brand Networks Just Snagged A $68 Million Round(Forbes)…

Openings & New Hires at PlaceIQ, Apple, Twitter, Hibu, and More…

As the new year opens, employers are already making moves, scooping up hot talent, and posting job openings. Find out about PlaceIQ’s expansion, a promotion at Google, where Yahoo execs go when they leave, and some interesting openings at Google, plus lots of gigs for job-seeking business development and product management professionals….

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: Facebook Offers, Groupon Editor Exits

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Facebook Adds Barcodes, New Ad-Buy Rider To Its Offers Coupon Product (TechCrunch)… Groupon Loses Managing Editor to Sun-Times Parent Wrapports (Romenesko)… Trulia Stock Pops on Opening Day (Wired)…

Street Fight Daily: Trulia Files for IPO, Groupon Investors Exit

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Trulia Files to Go Public (New York Times)… Groupon Investors Give Up (Wall Street Journal)… Layoffs At Plum District Point To Changes In Hyperlocal Deals Market (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Gilt City Rebounds, Trulia Files for IPO

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Gilt Groupe Will Distribute Local Deals Through MasterCard (All Things D)… Real Estate Listings Firm Trulia Quietly Files for IPO-sources (Reuters)… The Newsonomics of Amazon vs. Main Street (Nieman Lab)…

How Digital Merchant Marketplaces Are Enabling Hyperlocal Commerce

When we think about online marketplaces, the giants in the field (eBay, Amazon and Craigslist) immediately come to mind. But a new crop of location-based marketplaces is now empowering consumers and small businesses alike to buy and sell products and services from one another in their own backyard…

Street Fight Daily: 09.26.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Margo Georgiadis is leaving her job as Groupon’s COO after just five months on the executive team to return to Google, her former employer, as President, Americas. The company has also filed an amended S-1, which includes revised revenue numbers based on a change in accounting. (TechCrunch)…

One self-described “riled” Patch editor from the East Coast says that in addition to his or her normal job responsibilities, this editor has also been asked to start drumming up ad sales leads. (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: 06.03.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups…

In its long awaited S-1, it’s clear that Groupon has impressive topline growth. However, when looking at it’s oldest markets, it appears that their business model is deteriorating. (Yipit Blog)…

Several more perspectives on the Groupon IPO: a Twitter debate over the company’s doomed-ness, a look at who owns what stake in the company, a warning to investors by Andrew Mason, and some red flags for potential investors. (GigaOm, TechCrunch, PaidContent, Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: 05.25.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups. Groupon seems to be dancing around the issue of mobile. Location-based social networks like Foursquare can be great partners, but they can also be competitors. (Business Insider)… Real estate website Trulia is set to roll out a new feature that will allow users to view crime statistics for 50 metro areas in the U.S. The crime maps are based on data collected from more than 1,000 different sources, aggregated into more than 5 million data points on the maps. (GigaOm)…