Street Fight Daily: Angie’s List Dropping Paywall, Amazon Strengthens IoT Offerings

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Angie’s List to Drop Paywall for a Freemium Model (TechCrunch)… It’s Amazon Echo’s World; Alphabet’s Nest Just Lives in It (Recode)… When It Comes to Platforms, Agencies Have Snapchat On Their Minds (Digiday)…

How Local Marketers Can Harness the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly finding its way into more and more aspects of our lives — and that’s good news for local marketers. This evolving market is expected to grow to $1.7 trillion by 2020.

Street Fight Daily: OpenTable Buys Ness, Chicago Cabbies Sue Uber

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.OpenTable Buys Ness, Tests Mobile Payments (TechCrunch)… Chicago Cabbies Sue Over Unregulated Uber, Lyft Services (Bloomberg)… For Yelp, an Expanding Push Into Politics (Hill)…