Street Fight Daily: SMBs Skeptical of Social, Crowdfunding Hyperlocal

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Survey: 61% of SMBs Say No ROI from Social (Screenwerk)… How Joey Coleman Crowdfunded His Work as a Hyperlocal Reporter (GigaOm)… Facebook Is Said to Hire Apple Maps Executive Amid Mobile Push (Bloomberg)…

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: Urbanspoon Launches ‘Guides,’ Groupon Defends

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Urbanspoon Launches Dining Recommendations from Both Users and Celebrity Chefs (Pando Daily)… Groupon Fires Back at Shuttered Waffle Business (ABC News)… Post Paywall, Greenville’s Media Scene Shifts (NetNewsCheck)…