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  • Amazon drones, meet Groupon catapults

    Amazon drones, meet Groupon catapults
    Just one week after Amazon announced its high-tech, albeit somewhat vague, plans for drone delivery, the online retail giant is beginning to face warlike competition. Amazon drones, meet Groupon catapults. The popular deals website Groupon posted a...
  • Tipping 2013: How much for the nanny? What to do at coat check?

    Tipping 2013: How much for the nanny? What to do at coat check?
    Zagat is back with its holiday tipping survey, revealing that 57% of diners tip on the post-tax amount on the bill, men try more often than women to tip their way to faster seating or a better table and that the average American will tip the babysitter...
  • Tutu Project: A man in a pink tutu and the woman who loves him

    Bob and Linda Carey's love story is told in a new video, and it centers on a middle-aged man with a bit of a belly being photographed in an assortment of locations while wearing a big pink tutu and little else.  If that's the best sight in this video,...
  • Twitter has good news for shareholders: one class of shares

    Twitter has good news for shareholders: one class of shares
    SAN FRANCISCO -- As Twitter made public its stealth filing for an initial public offering, it parted with some of its Silicon Valley brethren by saying it would only issue one class of shares, meaning it plans to give all shareholders a vote. Unlike...
  • Yelp launches food delivery and pickup service

    Yelp launches food delivery and pickup service
    Review site Yelp Inc. is allowing users to order food online for delivery and pickup, partnering with businesses such as Eat24 and Delivery.com. The offering, called Yelp Platform, can be accessed on desktop computers and mobile gadgets, the San...
  • Ticketfly and LivingSocial partner as mobile ticketing grows

    Ticketfly and LivingSocial partner as mobile ticketing grows
    Ticketfly Inc., a San Francisco-based online seller of concert tickets, is now offering deals through daily discount company LivingSocial as it expands its mobile customer base to take on Live Nation Entertainment Inc.'s Ticketmaster. Venues and...
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is a rocker too, releases album

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is a rocker too, releases album
    What hasn't Paul Allen done? The man is a billionaire and a philanthropist. He co-founded Microsoft, and he owns three professional sports teams. And this week, he released a rock album. "Everywhere at Once," by Paul Allen and the Underthinkers, a 13-...
  • Is Groupon engineering a comeback?

    Is Groupon engineering a comeback?
    A little over a year ago, Groupon Inc. was facing a grim outlook over its long-term viability.  The company's profit was less than stellar. It faced growing competition from other companies offering deals on restaurants, retail stores and gyms. And...
  • New CEO Eric Lefkofsky has big ambitions for Groupon

    New CEO Eric Lefkofsky has big ambitions for Groupon
    Eric Lefkofsky says he intends to be the chief executive of Groupon Inc. for "a few years." His tenure will end, he said, when Groupon — which has fallen far short of once-lofty expectations by investors — has completed its transition from a...
  • Student loan deal to get Obama's signature Friday

    Student loan deal to get Obama's signature Friday
    It took an entire summer of wrangling, but students heading to college this fall won't see dramatic student loan interest rate hikes once President Obama signs a deal on the matter, a move expected Friday. About 11 million college students are...
  • Twitter files for an IPO; five things you should know

    Twitter files for an IPO; five things you should know
    As you may have heard, Twitter has filed for a confidential initial public offering of stock, so in case you aren't too familiar with the company, here are five quick things you should know. It has 200 million monthly active users Twitter hasn't...