A US Republican politician has been arrested and charged with using the Facebook IPO as a Ponzi scam.
Small businesses don’t appear to be too interested in cheap web ads offered by Google, Yahoo, Facebook and other outfits. Although the ads are very cheap indeed, small businesses in the US are simply not going for them.
Online coupon outfit Groupon is in hot water with Aussie regulators after its "newsletters" were categorized as spam.
The leading daily deal site is trying to become more than just a one-trick pony.
Daily deals site Groupon has acquired a company called Hyperpublic, a startup that specializes in location-based technology.
The initial public offering for daily deal site Groupon raised $700 million as one of the most exciting Internet IPOs in a while.
Congress has been grilling Groupon about its controversial mobile location plans, which include sharing more information with its partners.
It's no secret Foursquare is actively pursuing the daily deals space within the "Explore" tab in its location-based check-in service.
American Express is tapping into Facebook "likes" and check-ins to send card owners relevant and local discounts based on their Facebook preferences.
Groupon did it. Living Social did it. Now Facebook and Google are doing it. You guessed it! Daily deals.
Even though Twitter hasn't made any declarations about a potential IPO or even hinted of the possibility of going public any time soon, our favorite micro-blogging client may soon be valued at around $7 billion.
Make the most of daily deal sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial - because they're set for a big decline, according to a Rice University professor.
Groupon is branching out into supermarkets today as part of an initiative that will let shoppers use supermarket loyalty cards to make purchases.
Watch out Groupon, move over Facebook Deals, mega retailer Amazon.com is now in line for a piece of the daily deals pie with the (quiet) launch of AmazonLocal.
Groupon and Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced today that they have partnered up for an online ticketing deals channel.
After Facebook launched its Check-In feature, it seemed like only a matter of time until it would partner with local business to offer discounts a la Foursquare and Gowalla.
Facebook's squaring up to the likes of Groupon and LivingSocial with a new discount deals program.
This Groupon isn't about a cheap haircut or a discount at the local Mexican joint, but rather getting $25,000 worth of IT consulting services for $12,500.
If you believe the rumor mill, it looks like Google has just completed a huge acquisition to buy the global deal site Groupon, at a blistering price tag of $2.5 billion.