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The Immaturity and Arrogance of Uber

Peter Sims | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
Peter Sims

I don't expect that Travis Kalanick will ever apologize to me for using my Uber location data to promote his brand at a launch event without my permission, but I haven't given up hope in the Uber board's ability to step up and lead.

Groupon Needs to 'Disrupt' Again

Zaid Al-Zaidy | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business
Zaid Al-Zaidy

Groupon has lost its pizzazz, its currency and feels absent from the webisphere, except when it spams with unsurprising deals. Groupon needs to get back in touch with what made it a phenomenon in the first place.

Nate C. Hindman

Groupon Fiasco Threatens To Take Down Entire Business | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 08.23.2012 | Small Business

Who knew a massage could be so stressful? A Groupon for a discounted rub-down may cause a spa in Hallandale, Fla. to shut down. Modern Wellness...

Today's Groupon: $31 Of Groupon Stock For $6!

Floyd Elliot | Posted 10.08.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

Just a few years ago loved those deals so much that we bought hundreds or even dozens of them, from Groupon or one of the Groupon-alikes that leaped into the market, then we forgot that we had bought them until they expired.

Parents On Facebook Driving Down Stock Prices?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology

It was another poor showing for Facebook last week as its stock price hit a new low Friday, dispiriting shareholders already frustrated by lower-than-...

Groupon's Next Move

The Daily Beast | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology

Groupon founder Andrew Mason has built a castle. His Internet coupon empire will harvest some $2.4 billion in sales this year thanks to rapid growth i...

Groupon Hits An All-Time Low

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology

Groupon stock hit an all-time low Monday, dropping below $9. The stock price represents more than a 55 percent decline from the daily-deal company's I...

Groupon's Cash Register, PayPal's New ATM

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.25.2012 | Money

Groupon is making cash registers and PayPal has a new ATM? It's just another week in the growing market for mobile payments and alt-banking services, ...

13 Unlucky Reasons Why Facebook Is Rapidly Approaching Peak Hype

John F. Ince | Posted 07.02.2012 | Technology
John F. Ince

Facebook may be rapidly approaching a phenomenon we might call peak hype -- the moment when both usage and investor interest Facebook reach their zenith and rapidly start to decline and spiral downward.

The Ultimate Irony of Groupon

Richard Komaiko | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology
Richard Komaiko

Just yesterday, a Pennsylvania lawyer filed a class action lawsuit against Groupon on behalf of all shareholders who bought in during the infamous IPO. The fate of Groupon literally depends on whether this class action lawsuit "tips."

2011 Was the Year That Show Beat Tell

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business
Aaron Shapiro

Looking back at 2011, I see a year where pragmatism replaced hype, where show beat tell, where consumers, the tech community and the marketing industry stepped away from preconceived notions and toward a new reality.

Groupon Shares PLUMMET

Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology

‪‬ By Tricia Duryee, Groupon Stock Now Half Off Many retailers are enjoying a Thanksgiving shopping spree lift from investors, but not Group...

A 'B2B' Gold Rush?

Lynn-Ann Gries | Posted 01.28.2012 | Small Business
Lynn-Ann Gries

It seems that investors are beginning to show a little love to business-to-business Internet companies, also known as "B2B" firms. Most of these companies will never be household names. Still, they can become very profitable and generate significant returns for investors, as well as wealth and jobs for the communities they're in.

Groupon Competition Fears Cause Share Spiral

Posted 11.23.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Shares of Groupon Inc fell for a third day on Wednesday, sinking below the company's initial public offering price of $20 less than three ...

Nate C. Hindman

As Daily Deals Evolve, Startups Look To Solve 'The Groupon Problem' | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 11.23.2011 | Small Business

Consider it the daily-deal gold rush. First, there was Groupon's much-anticipated IPO in early November, which valued the market leader at $12.7 billi...

Bianca Bosker

Is Groupon Really Bringing Businesses New Customers? | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology

In its pitch to local businesses, daily deals site Groupon promises merchants that the discounts offered through its service will deliver "valuable ne...

Bianca Bosker

What's Wrong With Groupon | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology

Daily deals sites have become the business equivalent of bad pickup lines: easily replicable and overly abundant, with dubiously effective results. ...

LOOK: 11 Comanies Worth Less Than Groupon

Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology

Groupon, the daily deal company that has spawned thousands of competitors, made its long-awaited public debut on the Nasdaq Stock Market on Friday. ...

Surging Shares Fail To Temper Groupon Doubts

Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology

By Clare Baldwin and Alistair Barr NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of daily deals site Groupon Inc rose more than 50 percent in their stock...

Groupon IPO: Everything You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology

Daily deals behemoth Groupon priced its initial public offering late on Thursday night. Hailed as the biggest internet IPO since Google Inc went p...


Posted 01.03.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr and Clare Baldwin (Reuters) - Groupon Inc raised $700 million after increasing the size of its initial public offering, becoming t...

Newspaper Warns Investors Away From Groupon IPO

Posted 12.31.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Investors may want to avoid Groupon Inc's high-profile IPO this week because the deals and coupon website operator has an unproven earning...

Confidence In Groupon Is Coming Back

Posted 12.29.2011 | Technology

By Clare Baldwin and Alistair Barr NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Groupon Inc is considering raising its IPO price range, as underwriters grow mo...

Groupon, Did You Just 'Groupon' Yourself?

Mahendra Ramsinghani | Posted 12.27.2011 | Small Business
Mahendra Ramsinghani

Groupon just offered a discount on ... its own stock. The IPO may be well in the $11 billion range. That's half off, guys -- get it while you can! This daily deal ain't gonna last too long!

Groupon To Fire 'Worst' Employees

Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Daily deals site Groupon is replacing the worst 10 percent of its sales staff as it pushes to win stronger deals from merchants and ensure...