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Groupon Recalls Fake, Possibly Holey Condoms

Groupon Australia has admitted that it sold a bunch of counterfeit condoms that may, in fact, be full of holes. The condoms were sold between March 12 and April 10. If you do the math, and it’s not a hard one, you’ll realize there’s a good chance many of these holey condoms have been deployed already. According to the Australian …

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LivingSocial Taps eBay Exec for CEO

Daily deals company LivingSocial has just poached an eBay exec to be their next CEO, following January’s announcement that longtime head Tim O’Shaughnessy would be resigning. Your new LivingSocial CEO is Gautam Thakar. Thakar was eBay advertising General Manager since January of 2013, and has served as the CEO of (eBay-owned) Shopping.com since 2011. “We knew we wanted a new …

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LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy Is Resigning

The CEO of one of the top daily deals companies in the world has announced that he will be stepping down, effective as soon as a suitable replacement is found. Tim O’Shaughnessy said that he has given his all to the company and is “100% convinced” of its future success in a post made Friday morning. “Like you, I have …

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LivingSocial Still Down, Now Delaying Email Distribution

Daily deals site LivingSocial has been down for more than a day, and the company is blaming it on an internal issue. LivingSocial.com went down Tuesday afternoon, as did all LivingSocial mobile apps. Although the website says that it is temporarily down of maintenance, the company is revealing that there was in fact a problem that caused the outage. According …

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Google Offers Come to Google+ with the Ability to Save and Share from the Stream

Google has just announced that it’s deals platform, Google Offers, is about to get some enhanced visibility inside Google+. Starting today, with a initial test run of a handful of brands, Google+ users will be able to see, save and share Offers from their stream. “Millions of people follow brands they love on Google+ to keep tabs on them, get …

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LivingSocial Hacked: 50M+ Emails & Passwords, but No Credit Card Info

Daily deals site LivingSocial is the latest major tech company to fall victim to hackers. According to the Washington D.C.-based company, the hack exposed over 50 million users’ email addresses, passwords, birthdates, and more – but no financial information. All Things D obtained an internal memo that explains the nature of the attack: We recently experienced a cyber-attack on our …

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LivingSocial’s Starbucks Deal is the Best-Selling Daily Deal of All Time

I didn’t buy LivingSocial’s Starbucks deal yesterday. That makes me a weirdo because apparently, everyone else did. According to daily deals aggregator Yipit, we have a new king of the daily deals. Wednesday’s $5 for $10 worth of Starbucks offer shattered records, selling 1.5 million gift cards in sum. That means that LivingSocial’s Starbucks deal is now officially the most …

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eBay Launches New Daily Deals Blog

eBay is looking to promote items from their top sellers with the introduction of a new Daily Deals Blog. And if you love getting products on the cheap, it’s definitely one to add to your feeds. From the new Daily Deals blog: Every day, we will feature several items from top sellers discounted up to 90% off! From must-have home …

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LivingSocial Gets Outrageous $23 Million Tax Break

LivingSocial has been doing very well for itself. In fact, it is time for the daily deals provider to expand its operations, and they contemplated moving headquarters outside its current Washington, D.C. home. Fortunately, the D.C. City Council and many local business professionals want to do something to entice them to stay. Members of the business community and state legislator …

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Groupon Reportedly Axes Porn-Based Deals

According to a group of anti-porn activists, Groupon has stopped doing business with companies that “promote pornography,” although it’s unclear exactly what qualifies as promoting pornography. One thing that definitely qualifies is a deal that the company offered back in April involving a giant castle that currently serves as a porn studio for the website Kink.com. Kink.com specializes in certain …

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Groupon Is Taking 2,000 “Campers” to Chicago

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Startups.Com is Calling It Quits After One Year

Startups.com regrets to inform you that their daily deals website is on the way out. According to founder Gonzo Arzuaga, “unfortunately we couldn’t make a go of it”. An email was sent out to mail list subscribers explaining his disappointment. Apparently, the site set lofty goals for itself and was unable to fulfill them. Arzuaga comments: “We didn’t achieve the …

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