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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…

EU Files Formal Charges Against Google Over Android Conduct (Wall Street Journal)
For the second time in a year, Google is facing charges of abusing a dominant market position to bolster other parts of its business. This time, the allegations strike at the fastest-growing part of its core search unit: mobile phones. The European Union on Wednesday accused Google of using its Android system to strong-arm phone makers and telecom companies into favoring its search engine and browser on their devices.

Ad Buying on Facebook Just Got More TV-Like (AdAge)
Facebook wants to make ad buying on its platform more TV-like for broadcast advertisers, who can now leverage day-parting and Nielsen DMA targeting, two features that were previously unavailable. DMA targeting allows marketers to home in on a specific local television market area while day-parting delivers advertisements during specific parts


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