Street Fight Daily: Verizon’s Path to Disrupting the Duopoly, Twitter Data’s Potential

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Verizon to Face Challenges Integrating Yahoo and AOL Before It Challenges Google and Facebook… MoPub Is Testing Ways to Do More with Twitter Data… Modern Marketing Means Mobile Messaging…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Expands Ad Suite for Businesses, Google Shopping’s Role in Retail

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Expands Canvas Ads and Integrates Them with Collection Ads… How Google Shopping Can Help Retailers Bounce Back… The Future of Marketing Data: Accuracy Trumps Everything…

Street Fight Daily: Marketers Eye Apple’s Snap Clone, Retail and VR

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Marketers Have Begun Eyeing Clips, Apple’s New Camera App… The Realities of Virtual Reality and Retail… Facebook Messenger Bots Work in Groups Now — Just Don’t Expect Them to Chat…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Expands Into Grocery, Waze and Dunkin’ Donuts Partner on Order-Ahead

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon to Launch Grocery Pickup Stores in Seattle… Dunkin’ Donuts Links Order-Ahead, Loyalty to Waze App… There’s a Disconnect in Connecting Marketing Tech Tools…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Recommends Local Businesses, Google Maps Supercharges Location Sharing

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Tests an Enhanced Local Search and Discovery Feature Offering Business Suggestions… Google Maps Supercharges Location Sharing, Begins Drooling Over Your Data… AT&T, Verizon Pull Ads from Google Over ‘Hate’ Videos…

Street Fight Daily: Google Home Enables Retail Purchases, IBM and Visa Partner for IoT Payments

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Home Can Now Buy You Stuff from Over 50 U.S. Retailers… Visa, IBM Team for Consumer Payments through IoT Devices… Facebook Isn’t Going After LinkedIn, It’s Chasing a Much Bigger Jobs Market…

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo and Verizon Near Cheaper Deal, Facebook Adds Job Postings for Brands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yahoo and Verizon Are Said to Be Near a Cheaper Deal… Facebook Swipes at LinkedIn by Letting Brands Post Job Openings on Pages… Snap Sets Valuation at $19.5 to $22.5 Billion as IPO Approaches…

Street Fight Daily: Voice Assistant Sales to Skyrocket, Alibaba Local Commerce App Raises $1.1 Billion

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… 25 Million More Voice Assistants Coming This Year; Google, Amazon Dominate… Alibaba’s Local Commerce Platform, Koubei, Raises $1.1 Billion… Crate and Barrel COO Talks Bucking Brick-and-Mortar Trends…

Street Fight Daily: Uber to Disclose Traffic Data, Waymo Creates Its Own Sensor Unit

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Extends an Olive Branch to Local Governments: Its Data… Waymo Creates Its Own Sensor Unit… Despite New FCC Rules, Verizon Plans ‘Aggressive Path’ on Ad Targeting…

Street Fight Daily: Voice Assistant-Enabled Cars Steal Show at CES, AR’s Retail Potential

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Auto Makers Showcase Cars Equipped with Virtual Assistants… Can Augmented Reality Bolster Retail Sales?… Chefs+Tech: The Restaurant Bubble Inches Closer to Bursting…

LBMA Podcast: SnapChat/Foursquare, SocialRadar Acquisition, Hero Digital

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Nadaam Cashmere + Cleanly, Hurd, Exponential Interactive, Bizly, PAI + MagTek, Skyhook & Verifone, Age UK with ClearChannel, and GeniCan.

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Launches Ride Request SDK for iOS, Verizon Acquires SocialRadar

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Verizon Requires SocialRadar to Buff Up Mapquest’s Location Data… Lyft Launches Ride Request SDK for iOS… AOL Lays Off 500 Employees in Restructuring with Eyes on Mobile, Data, and Video…

Street Fight Daily: Snapchat Taps Foursquare For Sharper Location Data, xAd Raises Additional $42.5M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Signs Data Deal with Foursquare for Better Targeted Geofilters… Verizon Invests Further in Location Data, Ad Capabilities, Buying LQD Wifi to Expand IoT Strategy… Samsung Buys Harman International for $8 Billion in Bet on Connected Cars…

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Says Verizon May Ditch Deal, Branded Content on Mobile Sees Success

roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yahoo Raises Possibility Verizon May Back Out… Click-Through-Rates for Branded Content on Mobile Double That on Desktop… LinkedIn Makes It Easier for Businesses to Send Sponsored Direct Messages….

LBMA Podcast: Yahoo’s Smart Billboards, Weather Company, Nordstrom

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Baidu, Toyota’s Kirobi, Sionic Mobile + OnStar, Verizon, Westfield, Better Ad + Gravy, Alibaba + PlaceIQ.

Street Fight Daily: Verizon May Renegotiate Yahoo Deal, Facebook Tweaks Audience Metrics

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Verizon Says Yahoo Hack Could Reopen $4.8 Billion Deal Talks… Facebook Tweaks Audience Network to Favor Advertiser Metrics… Google Rolls Out New Tech for Publishers to Count Mobile Viewability…

Street Fight Daily: Consumers Slow to Embrace E-Grocery, Location-Based Marketing Drives Foot Traffic

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… One Local Market — Packaged Food and Household Goods — Resistant to E-Commerce… Location-Based Marketing Boosts Store Visits… Gordon Borrell on Why Facebook is Killing It in Local Advertising…

LBMA Podcast: Waze’s Brands, EatStreet/PingUp, and McDonald’s.

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Skedaddle, Netclearance, Marriott’s #Mgravityroom, Under Armour, Sears + Uber, Google Trips, Sito Mobile + Blue Bite, and Verizon buys Sensity.

Street Fight Daily: Google Data Supports Mobile-First Ads, Brands Infiltrate iMessage

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google’s Mobile User Data Shines Light on Consumer Purchasing Habits… As Apple Opens iMessage Store, Brands from Burger King to Betty Boop Want In… Verizon Buys Connected Lighting Company, Adding More Location Capability…

Street Fight Daily: Uber and Didi Close $35B Deal, Most Businesses Still Lack Mobile Strategy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Sells China Operations to Didi After Losing Billions… Even as Mobile Gobbles Up Web Traffic, 80% of Businesses Lack Long-Term Mobile Strategies… Excited about Google’s New Map Ads? You Should Be!…