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MID-DAY UPDATE: Academy Awards, Groupon, Walmart, and gas prices

Feb 28, 2011
The Brits were the big winners at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held last night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. British film "The King's Speech...
Posted In: academy awards, China, gas prices, groupon, mid-day update, Russia, Walmart

Groupon expands into China

Feb 28, 2011
Groupon has opened a site called GaoPeng.com in China, bringing their approach to the group buying model to China (and the Chinese market) for the...
Posted In: business, China, groupon, Web Culture, world

MID-DAY UPDATE: Chevron's $9 billion fine; NYSE merges with Deutsche Boerse; daily deal overdose

Feb 15, 2011
An Ecuadorean judge has fined American oil company Chevron for more than $9 billion in a case that has spanned a decade. The lawsuit began in 1990s...
Posted In: apple, Chevron, Ecuador, Finland, groupon, Jobs, labor, Microsoft, mid-day update, nokia, polution, sustainability, Texaco

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unrest in Jordan, Finding "Radio Shangi-La," McDonald's works the recession

Feb 8, 2011
Marketplace's Alisa Roth is in the Middle East covering the political unrest in Egypt and the surrounding countries. Roth spoke with Jeremy Hobson...
Posted In: Amman, Bhutan, Big Book, China, coffee, corruption, Egypt, groupon, Jordan, Lisa Napoli, McDonald's, mid-day update, middle east, protests, radio, recession, Tibet, Tunisia

Living Social and Amazon sell a bunch of stuff together and somebody loses money

Jan 20, 2011
Before we prepare the online coupon throne for King Groupon, competitor Living Social might have a word or two to say. Living Social, the Art Garf...
Posted In: Amazon, business, groupon, living social, Web Culture

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

Google tops most active acquirer list in 2010

Jan 5, 2011
Even after making a $6 billion bid, Google Inc. couldn't hook daily discounter Groupon Inc. into joining its empire last year. But the Intern...
Posted In: acquisition, Facebook, Google, groupon, merger, venture capital

MIDDAY UPDATE: Groupon, unemployment, college admissions

Dec 29, 2010
Venture capital Groupon may raise $950 million from private investors to fuel its growth. This comes after recently turning down a $6 billion...
Posted In: colleges, groupon, jobless, labor, mid-day update, Unemployment, venture capital

Groupon raising 950 million dollars, dominating its category

Dec 29, 2010
Maybe Groupon wasn't quite so dumb to turn down that 6 billion dollar offer from Google a while back. The increasingly popular group coupon site...
Posted In: business, Google, groupon, social media

Must be a lot of coffee brewing at Groupon this week

Dec 1, 2010
The Groupon board of directors is scheduled to have a conference call today to discuss and possibly decide upon Google's takeover offer, according...
Posted In: business, Google, groupon, search, social media

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