Mobile Payments: Does Local’s Holy Grail Have Holes?

Mobile payments continue to be equally opportune and elusive. The potential benefits are huge, but I’m skeptical that mainstream consumers will alter their entrenched habits when they still don’t see cash or credit cards as a pain point.

Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s Sandberg on SMBs, Etsy Will Try Same-Day Delivery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook Pages Are Mobile Presence for Small Businesses (Wall Street Journal)… Etsy Will Test Same-Day Delivery Option in New York City (Recode)… Google, Twitter, and Publishers Seek Faster Web (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: LivingSocial ‘Ashamed and Embarrassed,’ Foursquare Loses Product Head

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology“Ashamed and Embarrassed” LivingSocial Says Ongoing 30-Hour Outage Should End Overnight (AllThingsD)… Foursquare’s Head Of Product Checks Out Of Company (CNet)… No Plastic, No Problem: Square Does Away With Deposit Limits For U.S. Businesses (GigaOm)…