Street Fight: Uber’s Raises $1.2B, Apple Acquires Local Search Engine

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology Uber Gets an Uber-Valuation (Wall Street Journal) Uber’s whopping valuation of $18.2 billion is a bet by some of the world’s top investors that the car-hailing smartphone app can grow by expanding world-wide and branching into new arenas, like logistics.Read the full article