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Street Culture: How Some of the Most Successful Startup Leaders Motivate Their Teams

April Nowicki

Street Culture: How Some of the Most Successful Startup Leaders Motivate Their Teams

New tech startups might not have a formula to create culture, but many leaders consider culture an important component for success. Though every company is different, some trends emerge: leaders must be transparent, they must hire for fit, and they must give employees a way to feel that they partially own the company.

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Taps Expertise, SEOs Weigh ‘Pigeon’

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Taps Expertise, SEOs Weigh ‘Pigeon’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyFoursquare’s Redesign Will Make Expertise the New Gamification (Pando)… Experts Weigh In On Google’s “Pigeon” Update Aimed At Improving Local Search Results (SearchEngineLand)… San Francisco Airport Tests Beacon Sensors to Guide Blind Travelers (Mashable)…

Hyperlocals Must Move Quickly to Post Privacy Policies for Apps

Brian Dengler

Hyperlocals Must Move Quickly to Post Privacy Policies for Apps

Makers of location-based apps need to develop privacy policies soon, regulators warned today. California’s special assistant attorney general for technology told a group of mobile developers that the California Attorney General’s office will begin taking regulatory action in six months if app stores do not put in place a system to protect user privacy…