Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Talks ‘Localization,’ Smartphone Adoption Reaches Majority

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Checking Into Foursquare? Yahoo’s CFO Talks About Next Mobile M&A — Including Importance of “Localization.” (AllThingsD)… Pew: 61 Percent In US Now Have Smartphones (MarketingLand)… Yelp Eyes Shopping On Site (SocialTimes)…

Street Fight Daily: Hyperlocal Targeting Faces Scrutiny, New CEO at CityGrid

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.‘Hyperlocal’ Consumer Targeting Faces Scrutiny; Senator Questions Euclid (Wall Street Journal)… Ron LaPierre CEO of CityGrid Media (Screenwerk)… Yahoo Acquires Location-based Mobile Gaming Company Loki Studios (TheNextWeb)…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Home’s Local Angle, Why Yelp Needs Help

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Facebook Home: The Local Angle (Screenwerk)… After Ditching The Groupon Model, Zozi Lands $10M To Build Out Its Marketplace For Celebrity-Guided Adventures (TechCrunch)… Why Yelp Needs Help (PCMag)…

Street Fight Daily: Directories File for Bankruptcy, Foursquare Searches for Funding

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Directory Firms Dex One, SuperMedia File for Bankruptcy (Reuters)… Foursquare Aims At A Moving Target As It Tries To Close Another Round Of Funding (TechCrunch)… Flashlight Apps, Location and Why Consumers Still Don’t Understand Privacy (The Next Web)…

Street Fight Daily: Verifone CEO Out, Passbook Still Disappoints

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.VeriFone’s Bergeron Out After Outlook Misses Estimates  (BloombergBusinessweek)… iPhone Passbook: Six Months On and It Still Disappoints (ZDNet)… Google Concedes That Drive-by Prying Violated Privacy (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: ‘Find My Friends’ on Facebook, DFM Considers Paywall

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Facebook Is Said to Create Mobile Location-Tracking App (Bloomberg)… Digital First Media is Working on Paywalls, Even Though It Really Doesn’t Want To (PaidContent)… Will “Stalking Apps” Be Stopped? (Time)…

Street Fight Daily: Path Privacy Flaw, Facebook’s Offline Payments

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Privacy Flaw in Path’s iPhone App Shares Location Data (The New York Times)… Facebook Offers Physical Gift Cards for Selected Retail Stores (PC World)… A Local Community Meets to Save Hyperlocal Digital Journalism (Reader)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Tests Same-Day Delivery, Facebook’s Local Hole

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Is Testing Same-Day Delivery for Shoppers (New York Times)… The Big Market Facebook is Missing Out On (GigaOm)… Now Amazon Can Easily Win The $100 Billion Local Commerce Market And The $150 Billion Smartphone Market (Forbes)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Downplays Zagat Scores, Concerns Over Privacy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Starts To Downplay Zagat Scores; It Should Ditch Them Altogether (Search Engine Land)… New Government Report Calls for Rules on Mobile Tracking (AdWeek)… Dennis Crowley: Foursquare Considered Selling, Is The Best Local Search Tool On The Planet (TechCrunch)…

Poll: 50.7% of Consumers Would Trade Location Privacy for Discounts

The survey, which was conducted on behalf of Street Fight by third-party opinions website Toluna, polled 1,000 anonymous U.S. consumers who own handheld devices. 61% of the survey respondents were women. Of the total respondents, those inclined to accommodate ambient location tracking included 61% of individuals aged 18-34…

Street Fight Daily: More Journatic Drama, New Hyperlocal Co-op

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Chicago Tribune Discovers Plagiarism, Suspends Work with Journatic (Poynter)… Banyan Project Planning Its First Community-owned News Co-op (Nieman Lab)… The Most Obvious Mobile Ad Unit and What the New York Times Got Wrong (Both Sides of the Table)…