Street Fight Daily: Whisper Tracks Locations, iPads Without NFC

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…How the ‘Safest Place on the Internet’ Tracks Its Users (Guardian)… How Apple Pay Will Work With the New iPads (Mashable)… Most Airbnb Rentals In New York Are Illegal (Quartz)…

Street Fight Daily: News Corp Buys Move.com, Angie’s List Mulls Sale

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyRupert Murdoch Wants to Sell You Your Next Home (Time)… A Report Says Angie’s List Might Sell Itself And Now Its Stock Is Surging (Business Insider)… The Real Reason PayPal Isn’t an Apple Pay Preferred Partner (BankInnovation)…

Street Fight Daily: SK Telecom Buys Shopkick, Facebook Launches Atlas

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologySK Telecom Agrees to Acquire Shopkick (Wall Street Journal)… With New Ad Platform, Facebook Opens Gates to Its Vault of User Data (New York Times)… OpenTable CEO on How Its Game Changes Within Priceline (Skift)…

Street Fight Daily: LightSpeed Raises $35M, Small Businesses Spend on Social

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyRetail Software Startup LightSpeed Raises $35 Million From iNovia (Recode)… Small Businesses Spend More on Social Than Any Other Media (AdAge)… For Mobile Marketers, The More Crowded The Better (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Apple Locks NFC to Apple Pay, Clear Channel Rebrands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyApple’s iPhone 6 NFC Chip is Restricted to Apple Pay (Verge)… Clear Channel Rebrands As IHeartMedia (AdAge)… Is the Mobile Check-In Dead? (AdWeek)…

In Apple Pay, Signs of a Digital (Payments) Divide

The belief that Apple Pay will turn the payments industry on its head draws on a long-held assumption in the tech industry that the Internet and the physical marketplace live by the same rules. In fact, these two marketplaces operate under much different dynamics…

Street Fight Daily: Ebay’s Mobile Ad Business, Consolidation in Calls

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyeBay Launching First Mobile Ad Business in Q4 (Recode)… Voice Marketing Company Ifbyphone Raises $30M More, Acquires Competitor Mongoose Metrics (TechCrunch)… Consumer Spending Data Indicates Uber is Far Larger and Growing Faster Than Lyft (Pando)…