Groupon Gnome wants to take the cash register to the next level. Gnome can turn any iPad into a checkout and makes it easier to use coupons from Groupon on the go. Unlike Square Register, Gnome can recognize Groupon vouchers using Bluetooth.
Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason said this week that since being fired from the daily deals company, he's been busy recording an album of 'motivational business music' designed to teach some basic business skills to those newly entering the workforce.
You can file this one under 'long time coming.' A day after the reveal of Groupon's exceptionally bad financial performance last quarter, CEO Andrew Mason steps down and relinquishes command to two execs.
Groupon announced a significant milestone today, reporting its first quarterly profit ever. More impressively, the profit was above what analysts had expected, sending stock in the company up 18 percent by end of trading.
Daily deals site Groupon has partnered with tech firm SmartDigital to offer its service on a number of so-called SmartKiosks located around Chicago. If it takes off, it could be rolled out in other US cities.