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The 9 Weirdest Groupon Deals (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.06.2012 | Small Business

Would you pay $100 for a stranger to come tuck you into bed? Among the slew of daily deals on Groupon, that’s not even the weirdest offer available....

Groupon Exposes Customer Emails In Google Results...Again

TechCrunch | Posted 06.29.2012 | Technology

A while back we wrote about a flaw in Groupon’s email link encryption, which revealed the emails of some Groupon users when “addx” was added int...

CTA Groupon Deal Goes Live, Offers Discounted 3-Day Passes

Posted 06.25.2012 | Chicago

Groupon on Monday unveiled a long-awaited daily deal that's sure to sell out not long after its debut: Vastly-discounted Chicago Transit Authority thr...

Groupon For... Baby Names?

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 06.11.2012 | Parents

Some parents regret choosing too-common appellations that fail to set their kids apart. That's not something you'll have to worry about if you tak...

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...

Behind Groupon's $6 Billion Brushoff

Wall Street Journal | Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

If you believe the rumored numbers, it would have been the biggest acquisition in Internet history--and you definitely should believe the numbers. In ...

Groupon Shares Drop As IPO Lock-Up Ends

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Groupon Inc slumped on Friday as an initial public offering lock-up on stock sales by inside...

D.M. Levine

Does Wall Street Get Tech? | D.M. Levine | Posted 05.25.2012 | Business

Facebook's botched IPO is only the latest in a string of high-profile technology IPOs that have not gone as hoped, leading some to raise the question:...

S&P 500 Continues Fall

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | Business

* Banks, natural resources shares lead declines * JPMorgan shares down, executive departs after huge loss * S&P 500 breaks support at 1,340 ...

Ex-Taco Bell Manager Alleges Chain Forced Employees To Work Unpaid Overtime

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.03.2012 | Business

Taco Bell loves it when you eat round the clock. But they don't seem to want to pay their workers for every one of the hours they spend feeding you. ...

Big Shakeup At Groupon

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | Technology

* Groupon accounting practices under fire * Shares fall more than 10 pct on board news * Henry joined board on Friday ...

Groupon Offers and Me

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 06.30.2012 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

There are those who will pass up even the most attractive offer because they're embarrassed to present a discount coupon.

Groupon Grabs New Exec From eBay

Reuters | Nivedita Bhattacharjee | Posted 06.27.2012 | Technology

By Nivedita Bhattacharjee (Reuters) - Groupon Inc has hired another former eBay Inc executive to head its discount retailing arm Groupo...

Holy Boycott Groupon, Touring the Armory: What's All the Fuss About?

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 04.26.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

I am not trying to change anyone's mind about sex or porn, but I am saying that it should be the choice of every individual to decide how they feel about porn.

There May Be A Huge Shakeup Brewing At Groupon

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Online coupon company Groupon Inc is recruiting at least two new members to its board of directors after it had to revise fourth-...

Robin Wilkey

Anti-Porn Organization Boycotts Groupon After Controversial SF Offer | Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.25.2012 | San Francisco

Anti-pornography group The War On Illegal Pornography (WOIP) issued a boycott against discount titan Groupon last week in response to the company's re...

How Chicago Is Becoming More Viable for Startups

Richard Komaiko | Posted 06.23.2012 | Chicago
Richard Komaiko

What brought our startup back to Chicago? Talent. That's right -- we had to leave Silicon Valley and come to Chicago to find talent. Popular wisdom says that the talent is all out in the Valley, but my experience suggests otherwise.

5 Tech Deals That Need to Happen

Eric M. Jackson | Posted 06.19.2012 | Technology
Eric M. Jackson

While there's no way to know which big deal will next grace the pages of GigaOM, allow me to offer a few humble recommendations. Here are five tech deals that make sense and why they need to happen.

The Perils of the Daily Deal Customer

Joanna Robinson | Posted 06.18.2012 | DC
Joanna Robinson

When you cheap, bulk customers flood me with all kinds of additional problems, the costs extend beyond money. I actually made a profit off the last Groupon I ran. But I won't do it again because of the pain inflicted on me when dealing with you.

Groupon's Money Troubles Probed

Reuters | Dena Aubin | Posted 06.12.2012 | Technology

By Dena Aubin NEW YORK (Reuters) - Groupon Inc, the online coupon company that floated just months ago in the strongest IPO in years, h...

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."

Nate C. Hindman

Could Groupon Kill Your Yelp Rating? | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 04.11.2012 | Small Business

Could a Groupon deal ruin your business's reputation online? Three computer scientists from Boston University and Harvard set out to shed light on ...

Ron Dicker

The Groupon For Sports Fans | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.07.2012 | Small Business

Justin Cener may be a one-man team, but he's willing to take on the likes of Groupon. Cener built his Crowd Seats flash-deal site with a niche: He...

Tracking the Success of Seed Accelerators

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 06.04.2012 | Small Business
Stephen Robert Morse

Now would be an ideal time for someone to create a more comprehensive database that keeps track of the success to failure ratio at each of these accelerators.