Street Fight Daily: Etsy’s New Card Reader, Uber Delivers Flu Shots

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Etsy Introduces Credit Card Reader to Go Beyond the Web (Recode)… Uber Delivers Flu Shots: How On-Demand Tech Can Actually Do Good (Wired)… Will The Check-in Survive? Foursquare’s Controversial Relaunch, By The Numbers (VentureBeat)…

Street Fight Daily: eBay Spins Off PayPal, Waze Crowdsources Places

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology]EBay to Spin Off PayPal With New CEOs for Two Publicly Traded Companies (Recode)… With Places (and Your Help), Waze Mapping Gets Smarter On Android And iOS (GigaOm)… Yelp and Tripadvisor Launch Joint Campaign Against Google (Financial Times)…

In ‘Smart Cities,’ A Sea Change for the Web

Over the past decade, a new vision of the future has emerged, in which mobility, and ubiquitous connectivity is actually drawing us back into the physical world. To accommodate the world’s rapid urbanization, a growing sector of tech companies are working to create new ways to make our cities smarter. Anthony Townsend, a senior research scientist at New York University, spoke to Street Fight recently about about the Smart City movement and the changing relationship the physical and digital worlds…

Street Fight Daily: Square CEO’s Gift, Groupon Expands Point-of-Sale

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Square’s Dorsey Returns 10% of his Shares (Fortune)… For Groupon, The iPad is its New Passport to Global Markets (Washington Business Journal)… UrbanSpoon Hires New Top Exec, Hopes to Emerge from Restaurant Discovery Pack (PandoDaily)…