How Real Estate Agents Are Using LBS to Connect Buyers and Sellers

Real estate has always been about “location, location, location,” but that maxim is truer now than ever. Mobile apps and location-based services are increasingly becoming an important part of a real estate agent’s marketing arsenal, and an important part of the way prospective buyers find places to live…

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Monetization, Square Valuation

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Foursquare Rolls Out Its First Big Money-Making Feature: ‘Promoted Updates’ (TechCrunch)… Square Expects New Financing and a Loftier Value (NYT)… Craigslist Sues Apartment Search Site PadMapper Over Listings (GigaOm)…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Highlights, Google Loosens

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.‘Find Friends Nearby’: Facebook’s New Mobile Feature For Finding People Around You… (TechCrunch)…Google loosens its limits and pricing on Maps API (Nieman Journalism Lab)… The High Value of Discount Prices (WSJ)… Google’s Maps And Commerce Group Is In A CRAZY Level Of Disarray (SAI)