MyTime Raises $9.25M More to Push Into Back-Office Software

In addition to funding, the San Francisco-based MyTime is announcing a deeper push into back-office software to compete with Booker, MindBody and others.

As Tide Turns, Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley Responds to Critics

The technology community seems to have turned on Foursquare in recent months, with some people publicly deriding the once-adored company. Dennis Crowley, the company’s founder, responded to criticism Monday morning, asserting that Foursquare is in the process of “basically reinventing local search.”

Openings & New Hires at Retailigence, Square, Patch, PayPal and more…

PubMatic keeps up a hiring spree; the Keith Rabois is-he-or-isn’t-he saga is over, but he’s not the only Square loss; Retailigence has a LOT of jobs on offer; and things are a-changing’ at YP. Plus, former Martha Stewart Omnimedia doyenne Susan Lyne leaves her post in hyperlocal before she even really got started And if you’re working in sales, you won’t want to skip this lineup of listings…

Street Fight Daily: Samsung’s ‘Passbook’ App, PayPal Co-Founder’s Payments Play

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Samsung Takes a Page from Apple’s Passbook With New Wallet App (Verge)… PayPal Co-Founder Levchin Launches New Payments Startup, Affirm (AllThingsD)… Apple Patents Situational Awareness And Location Information Sharing For Mobile Devices (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Airbnb Eyeing Former Square COO, Nokia Opens ‘Here’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Airbnb May Hire Former Square Exec Rabois as COO (Wall Street Journal)… Nokia Opens Up Here platform With an Eye to the Future (GigaOm)… Why Big Brands Fell Out of Love with Check-Ins (Digiday)…

Street Fight Daily: Group Commerce Layoffs, Mayer Talks Location

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Group Commerce Has Laid Off 28% Of Its Staff (Business Insider)… Is Foursquare on Marissa Mayer’s Silicon Alley Shopping List? (BetaBeat)… Keith Rabois Talks About Sexual Harassment Claim, Becoming a “Distraction” at Square and What’s Next (AllThingsD)…