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Bloomberg:
Profile of ex-Googler Colin Huang whose WeChat-embedded social commerce app Pinduoduo has raised $100M+ valuing company at $1.5B+, say sources   —  Ex Googler Colin Huang created Pinduoduo, a fast-growing Shanghai unicorn that lets people shop together online and earn group discounts.
May 1, 2017, 8:15 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Groupon takes on Yelp with Pages: business listings with offers, news, reviews and more   —  Groupon Goes After Yelp And Google With Millions Of Individual Business Pages  —  Groupon today took one more step ahead in its bid to be a simple daily deals site, and more of a general go-to place …
Oct 22, 2014, 1:10 PMIn context
Tricia Duryee / GeekWire:
Watch out, Yelp: Amazon has been quietly collecting local reviews for a month   —  Amazon has quietly launched the ability for customers to write reviews for local restaurants, spas and activities, putting it squarely in competition with other online services, like Yelp, Angie's List or Google's Zagat.
Jun 11, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context
Drew Fitzgerald / Wall Street Journal:
With Gmail Overhaul, Not All Mail Is Equal   —  Google Funnels Offers Into ‘Promotions’ Folder, Tops Them With Its Own Ads; Kate Spade, Groupon and Gap Want Out  —  For some retailers that rely on emailed promotions, Google Inc. is adding insult to injury.  —  When the search giant overhauled …
Aug 16, 2013, 12:45 AMIn context
John Koetsier / VentureBeat:
Google's Offer Extensions rolling out within a week, integrating deals with search   —  Google's Offer Extensions, which pair ads in search result pages with Groupon-like deals and special discounts, is set to roll out to all advertisers by the end of February, according to an ad industry insider.
Feb 22, 2013, 9:20 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Business Week:
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Fights to Keep His Job   —  After Andrew Mason founded Groupon (GRPN) in 2008, companies like Google (GOOG) and LivingSocial rushed to imitate the daily deal business he created.  Less than five years later, the allure of discounted spa packages and wine-tasting classes has faded.
Jan 12, 2013, 8:05 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Bloomberg:
Groupon Surges on Google Takeover Speculation: Chicago Mover   —  Groupon Inc. (GRPN) surged to the highest price in three weeks on speculation that Google Inc. (GOOG) might consider buying the online coupon provider.  —  The shares advanced 23 percent to $4.69 in New York, closing at the highest price since Oct. 19.
Dec 7, 2012, 5:15 PMIn context
Wailin Wong / Chicago Tribune:
Groupon promotes Raman to COO   —  Groupon Inc. said Wednesday that Kal Raman, the company's senior vice president of global sales and operations, has been named chief operating officer.  —  Raman, who joined Groupon in April, fills an executive role that has been left vacant since September 2011.
Nov 14, 2012, 4:50 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Groupon Exposes Customer Emails In Google Results...Again   —  A while back we wrote about a flaw in Groupon's email link encryption, which revealed the emails of some Groupon users when “addx” was added into a Google search of Groupon's site.  We've been alerted that is still happening …
Jun 29, 2012, 11:25 AMIn context
Julianne Pepitone / CNNMoney.com:
Groupon now worth less than the $6 billion Google offered   —  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Andrew Mason could probably use a Groupon for a massage, a beer, or some comfort food right about now.  —  His company's precipitous stock decline continued on Monday, sending Groupon's market cap below …
Jun 4, 2012, 5:00 PMIn context

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