Street Fight Daily: Apple’s NFC Alternative, Google Faces ‘Street View’ Lawsuit

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyWith iBeacon, Apple is Going To Dump NFC (GigaOm)… Google Loses Appeal in Street View Privacy Case (Reuters)… Yelp’s Newest Weapon Against Fake Reviews: Lawsuits (BloombergBusinessweek)…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Flock

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan bring you stories about live music discovery app Timbre, Ford’s new location apps in SYNC, rumors about a Facebook “friend finder,” and a deep dive into the abrupt closure of Everyblock by NBCU…

Street Fight Daily: eBay’s Resurgence, Redbeacon Founder’s New Venture

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.eBay is Back! (Fortune)… Redbeacon Founder Launches MyTime, A Booking And Ecommerce Platform For Local Services And Open Appointments (TechCrunch)… Why Credit Card Companies Need Some Madison Avenue Style (ReadWrite)…

Fragmentation in the Device Landscape and What It Might Mean for Local

We know that the great mobile shift has arrived. This does not mean the end of the laptop era entirely, as any user of processor-intensive software like Photoshop knows. But it does mean that we are using our devices in ways that have become heavily context dependent…

Street Fight Daily: Ford Adds Glympse, TribLocal Head Exits

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Ford Adds Support For Glympse, Lets Friends Know When You’ll Arrive (Mashable)… Chicago Tribune Exec Leaving Company (Chicago Tribune)… Their Apps Track You. Will Congress Track Them? (The New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: Ford Integrates Offers, Web Readership Booming

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Daily Deals Are Coming to Your Car (Wired)… Why Starbucks is betting on Square (GigaOm)… Two Years After the Tipping Point, Papers’ Web Readership is Booming (Paid Content)…