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Groupon gets a bunch of money, goes on a buying spree

Jan 11, 2011
The shopping site Groupon is getting big. They received nearly a billion dollars in new investment and promptly bought up three companies in India,...
Posted In: business, groupon, social media, Web Culture, world

Murdoch and Jobs to launch The Daily next week?

Jan 11, 2011
The question mark there at the end is because evidently the January 19th date could still slip. But the plan is for Rupert Murdoch and Steve Jobs...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, iPad, news, newspapers, Rupert Murdoch, steve jobs, Web Culture

Return of the Winkelvii

Jan 11, 2011
There is a hearing in a San Francisco court today regarding the long-running dispute between Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss and Facebook founder Mark...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Law, social media

Japan hates Facebook

Jan 10, 2011
Really interesting article in the Times. Not sure if it says more about Facebook or more about Japan but the social network is a total bust in that...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Japan, social media, world

Myspace to lay off 500-600 tomorrow

Jan 10, 2011
Great day to be working at Verizon tomorrow, good day to work at Apple, bad day to work at AT&T, horrible day to work at Myspace. Or perhaps a...
Posted In: apple, at&t, business, Facebook, Google, MySpace, social media, Verizon, Web Culture

Flights of angels bring iPhone to Verizon tomorrow

Jan 10, 2011
Okay look, it's just a phone and just a network but tomorrow's expected announcement of a Verizon iPhone is going to have everybody going nuts. The...
Posted In: at&t, business, gadgets, iPhone, Verizon, Web Culture

Arr matey! Pirates can easily access Mac app store

Jan 7, 2011
Well, that was quick. Within a day of Apple's launching the app store for Mac, software pirates have found a way to hack in....
Posted In: apple, apps, arr matey, business, mac, pirates, privacy, Web Culture

Facebook swimming in dollars

Jan 7, 2011
Offered here more as a sign of the huge and growing power of one social networking platform and not so much as a business story, this Facebook...
Posted In: business, Facebook, scrubbohead.com, social media

AT&T moves to 4G thanks to marketing breakthrough

Jan 6, 2011
AT&T has come up with a way to move its network from 3G to 4G in a way that is very easy on the engineers: simply rename the existing network...
Posted In: 4G, at&t, business, giraffes

Apple blocks time off for late January, early February

Jan 6, 2011
It's a three week period where if you work at an Apple store, it's all hands on deck. Either they're preparing for the big Groundhog Day shopping...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, iPhone, manufacturing, Verizon

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