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Groupon Adds In-Store Coupons To ‘Freebies’ Category Groupon Adds In-Store Coupons To ‘Freebies’ Category

Groupon is now providing in-store coupons in its Freebies offering, giving retailers another way to drive traffic to their stores. The company says it’s “providing national retailers with a programmatic way to reach millions of potential customers with targeted promotions …

LinkedIn Is Giving Companies An Internal Job Recommendations Tool LinkedIn Is Giving Companies An Internal Job Recommendations Tool

LinkedIn announced new features to make recruiting and talent retainment easier. One of these is for Internal Job Recommendations, which raises employee awareness about open positions within the companies they’re already working at. More importantly, for those looking to retain …

Amazon Acquires Digital Comics Company comiXology Amazon Acquires Digital Comics Company comiXology

Amazon announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire digital comic company comiXology. The site lets you buy and/or subscribe to digital comic books. It also offers a free comics section. It’s not hard to see why Amazon would …

HP to Pay $108 Million Over Bribery and Money Laundering Charges HP to Pay $108 Million Over Bribery and Money Laundering Charges

Hewlett-Packard this week agreed to pay $108 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice to settle money laundering and bribery charges. The charges were brought against HP for violations of the Foreign Corrupt …

Sheryl Sandberg Denies Senate Run Rumors Sheryl Sandberg Denies Senate Run Rumors

Facebook COO and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg has refuted claims that she is planning to run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Back in March, the U.K.’s Daily Mail published an “exclusive” report claiming that Sandberg was planning on …

Yelp Launches In Japan, Expands Platform To Spas & Salons Yelp Launches In Japan, Expands Platform To Spas & Salons

Continuing its ongoing international expansion, Yelp announced that it has now launched in Japan. This is the company’s 26th country, following a Mexico launch last month. Yelp’s efforts in Japan will begin in Toyko and Osaka. The site is available …

Twitter Acquires Cover, Keeps It Alive (For Now) Twitter Acquires Cover, Keeps It Alive (For Now)

Cover, an Android lockscreen app, announced that it has been acquired by Twitter. It’s unclear exactly what Twitter intends to do with it, but the app will remain active at least for now. In a blog post (via TechCrunch), the …

Mega Millions Winning Ticket Sold in LA Mega Millions Winning Ticket Sold in LA

Mega Millions has announced that a winning lottery ticked was sold last week in California. The ticket was sold at a 76 gas station in Century City, California and matches all six numbers from Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing. The …

Microsoft And Yahoo Both Said To Be Working On New Original TV Shows Microsoft And Yahoo Both Said To Be Working On New Original TV Shows

Two reports are circulating this morning indicating that Microsoft and Yahoo are both working (separately) on new original television shows that would follow the high-quality series trend set by Netflix and followed by Amazon and others. Bloomberg is reporting that …

Mozilla Insists CEO Eich Wasn’t Forced Out Mozilla Insists CEO Eich Wasn’t Forced Out

There have been a lot of stories about Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich’s resignation, suggesting that he was fired or forced out by the board. Mozilla has put out an FAQ about the situation, insisting that he was not forced out. …

Lululemon Lawsuit: Athletic Clothier Catches A Break Lululemon Lawsuit: Athletic Clothier Catches A Break

Lululemon Athletica has suffered a lot of bad press over the past year. Scarcely over a year ago, complaints started cropping up about the quality of their black Luon yoga pants. Namely, the pants became embarrassingly sheer when worn. The …

Report: Business Use Of Live Online Video Will Double By 2016 Report: Business Use Of Live Online Video Will Double By 2016

Ustream and Wainhouse Research recently put out a report predicting that business use of live online video will double by 2016. Yes, in just two years. According to the research, 1.12 billion hours of live business video content was viewed …

FTC Has Seen 2,046 Complaints About Yelp In Recent Years FTC Has Seen 2,046 Complaints About Yelp In Recent Years

The FTC disclosed this week that there have been 2,046 complaints filed against Yelp dating from 2008 to March 4th, 2014. While that may seem like a lot, it’s not incredibly shocking given that we see businesses complaining informally about …

Arianna Huffington Gave This Talk At Google Arianna Huffington Gave This Talk At Google

Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington gave an “At Google” talk last week. Google has now uploaded the video for the rest of the world to watch. Huffington talks about her new book Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and …

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Steps Down Amid Controversy Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Steps Down Amid Controversy

Brendan Eich has stepped down as Mozilla’s CEO following controversy about his support of California anti-gay marriage law Proposition 8 in 2008, which recently came to light. Executive Chairwoman Mitchell Baker announced the news on the Mozilla blog after a …

Imgur CEO Talks Plans For New Funding, Relationship With Reddit [Exclusive] Imgur CEO Talks Plans For New Funding, Relationship With Reddit [Exclusive]

Imgur announced this morning that it has raised $40 million in a series A round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. General partner, Lars Dalgaard will take a Board of Directors seat with the company. Reddit, which gives Imgur more …

IT Industry to Grow 3.2% This Year IT Industry to Grow 3.2% This Year

As the computer industry deals with the transition to a mobile majority, IT spending is still on-pace to grow significantly in 2014. Market research firm Gartner this week issued a new report predicting that IT revenue will grow 3.2% in …

3D Systems Gets Into Medicine With Acquisition Of Medical Modeling 3D Systems Gets Into Medicine With Acquisition Of Medical Modeling

3D printing is going to change the face of medicine. That’s at least what some people will tell you. It’s hard not to believe them either as there have already been amazing success stories of lives restored thanks to 3D …

Survey: Businesses Not Satisfied With Their B2B Lead Generation Processes Survey: Businesses Not Satisfied With Their B2B Lead Generation Processes

A recent survey from Salesfusion and Demand Metric found that most small and mid-sized companies have lead generation processes in place, but few (less than 10%) think they’re highly effective. Over half (58%) say they don’t produce enough leads. The …

A Montage Of Media Personalities Talking About Yelp A Montage Of Media Personalities Talking About Yelp

Yelp recently released this montage of its service being talked about and referenced in the media. It includes clips from everything from Ellen to Tosh.0. I couldn’t help but notice that The People’s Court was absent from the video: Image …

Report: B2B Trending Towards Mobile Before PC Report: B2B Trending Towards Mobile Before PC

eMarketer has a new report out called, “B2B Mobile Marketing: As Buyers Harken to Mobility, Sellers Hasten to Keep up.” The firm references data from Forrester Research, Forbes Insights, and Google. For one, it says (citing Forrester) that 91% of …