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A Year After Its SXSW Moment, Highlight Keeps Working to Connect People Nearby

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A Year After Its SXSW Moment, Highlight Keeps Working to Connect People Nearby

Paul Davison’s location-based startup Highlight has had a strange trajectory. It was the darling of South by Southwest in 2012, then soon lost its sheen for a variety of reasons, prompting a series of “What Happened to Highlight?” posts around the time of this year’s Austin event. Street Fight recently caught up with Davison to talk about retrenching, the definition of fun, and his very real belief that using Highlight can change the world around us.

Street Fight Daily: VeriFone Kills Square Competitor, FTC Probe Nears End

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Street Fight Daily: VeriFone Kills Square Competitor, FTC Probe Nears End

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.VeriFone Gives Up Competing Head-on with Square (GigaOm)… Deal Near on Google Antitrust Probe? (Politico)… With $8M In Seed Funding From Founders Fund, Goldman Sachs; Urban Compass Wants To Build A Hyper-Local, Human-Powered Database (TechCrunch)…