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Street Fight Daily: Amazon Plans Local Marketplace, RadioShack’s Losses Deepen

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Plans Local Marketplace, RadioShack’s Losses Deepen

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyAmazon Plans Local Services Marketplace This Year (Reuters)… RadioShack Draws on Credit Line as Losses Deepen (Wall Street Journal)… Google to Buy Skybox Imaging for $500 Million (New York Times)…

UK Location-Based App Uberlife Comes Stateside for SXSW

Isa Jones

UK Location-Based App Uberlife Comes Stateside for SXSW

Instead of letting users check-in or constantly broadcasting their location, uberlife works like a hybrid between Facebook events and Foursquare. If an uberlife user wants to meet people in their vicinity, they can create a hangout on the app and followers in the nearby area receive a notification about where that user is or is going to be…