Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Reportedly Eyes Local, Apple CEO Fuels Rumors

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.
Buy AOL? A More Likely Scenario for Yahoo’s Mayer Is a Big Local Search Acquisition to Spur Growth. (Recode)… CEO Tim Cook Says Touch ID Was Part Of Apple’s Thinking Around Mobile Payments (TechCrunch)… Uber Sued Over Death of 6-Year-Old on San Francisco Street (Businessweek)…

Street Fight Daily: NextDoor Raises $18.6M, YP Freshens Site

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.NextDoor, the Social Network for Neighborhoods, Raises $18.6M (GigaOm)… YP.com Freshens Up Homepage, Creates Higher Expectations for the Inside (Screenwerk)… Reinventing the Billboard (Inc.)…

6 Tools SMBs Can Use to Update Digital Directory Listings

Almost half of all business listings on hyperlocal services and online directories include information that is outdated, incorrect, or incomplete — a major problem given that 92% of people use online directories to research products or services in their areas. Here are six platforms that merchants can use to improve the accuracy of their directory listings and increase their businesses’ exposure online…