All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Alfred’

Google Acquires Clever Sense (Groupon Doesn’t)

Last week, there were reports that Groupon was in talks to acquire Clever Sense, makers of the Yelp-like app Alfred. Well, it turns out that the company that tried to acquire Groupon for $6 billion last year has acquired it instead. Google has acquired the company for an undisclosed sum. TechCrunch, which got the scoop (and was also the source …

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Groupon To Enter Yelp Territory?

It appears that Groupon may be looking to get more into Yelp’s territory if unconfirmed rumors turn out to be true. TechCrunch’s Jason Kincaid says he has heard from unnamed sources that the company is in talks to acquire Clever Sense, which makes the app Alfred, which is a Yelp-like recommendation product. Alfred uses what the company calls zero-query search. …

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