On Street Fight: Facebook’s Video Pages, Food Tech’s Dilemma

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Challenges YouTube Channels With New Features For Pages (TechCrunch) With Pages getting quieted down in the feed, Facebook wants to make its home for businesses less like a newspaper that come to you and more like TV channels you turn on.Read the full article

  • Facebook Challenges YouTube Channels With New Features For Pages

    techcrunch.com - 28 readers, 578 Tweets - Twitter's not the only one Facebook is battling for control of news and content distribution. With Pages getting quieted down in the feed, Facebook wants to..

  • The Greasy Underpan Of Restaurant Tech

    techcrunch.com - 13 readers, 380 Tweets - This story is repeated hundreds of times across the country, and it goes a little bit like this. A group of tech savvy people go out to eat at a..

  • Have Online Payments Become Safer Than Offline? | WIRED

    wired.com - 30 readers, 328 Tweets - The long-standing narrative of credit card security is that offline transactions are more secure than online. Today, this narrative is more fiction than fact. Online transactions are more popular and secure than ever before, thanks to advancements in digital payments technology, demographic shifts, and the evolving cyber-security landscape. At t...

  • RadioShack’s Problem: So Many Stores, So Few Shoppers’

    wsj.com - 14 readers - RadioShack has shut more stores in the past two months than the rest of the year, though it’s hard to tell the difference. The chain still has a heavy surplus of stores in many local markets.

  • BEWARE: The Dangers Of Location Data

    forbes.com - 20 readers, 82 Tweets - This week, California Attorney General Kamala Harris advised her constituents to disable their phones' automatic location identifier. Consumers likely don't know that their phones continuously collect their location data for reasons that have nothing to do with the routing of their calls and e911 requirements. Her advice is to turn [...]