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Social Media

Class-action lawsuit filed against Groupon by former employees

Former Groupon employees file a class-action lawsuit against the daily deal site over improperly paid overtime wages.
Mobile

Facebook gets rid of Deals

Facebook ditches its Deals product following a major privacy overhaul and a similar scrapping of Places. Is the company trimming fat to focus or is daily deals losing its appeal?
Social Media

Rumor: LivingSocial about to begin IPO process

Reports say LivingSocial will be the latest to file IPO.
Computing

Is Groupon killing local businesses?

As Groupon’s deal-a-day formula flourishes, many small businesses are feeling the crunch of providing the endless deep discounts that have made the site a hit.
Computing

Facebook challenges Groupon with deals in five U.S. cities

Facebook is getting into the local deals business, challenging Groupon by offering users deep discounts at local businesses.
Opinion

Groupon gripes: Are daily deals headed for disaster?

Companies continue to pile into the daily deals space in pursuit of Groupon, but the pioneer’s formula still has a lot of kinks to work out.
Computing

Are Groupon deals losing their true value?

Complaints against Groupon mount as a $20-off coupon turns out to be something less, thanks to a retailer inflating prices for Groupon customers.
Computing

Facebook to augment Places with Groupon-style rewards?

Facebook may be rolling out a new tool encouraging users to check in at businesses to earn rewards.