We are in an era of tremendous change as people are rediscovering those things that are most important to them, and often being forced to do so as the reality of layoffs and lack of job security set in.
Even if Google doesn't buy Groupon, the talk of a potential multi-billion dollar deal has created buzz for both the group buying site and its rivals. While Groupon and rival LivingSocial are by far the most popular in the emerging space, they aren't alone, and some suspect other sites such as SocialBuy, Tippr, and BuyWithMe could also be ripe for a takeover.
China, Wikileaks, Bernanke, Bush and more. Here's what you need to know to make the smart moves this week.
WikiLeaks' Swedish Web hosting company says its servers have become unresponsive and are probably under attack.
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This year I'd rather have a gift that makes me laugh than one that costs money and never gets used...So when I heard that Stupid.com had come out with a holiday gift list, I clicked my mouse faster than a flash crash.
Say what you will about Assange and his WikiLeaks project, there's no doubt that he's changing the game for governments and companies around the world, shining light into corners that many would prefer to remain in darkness.
Lawmakers examining the Federal Trade Commission’s recommendation for a “do not track” mechanism to restrict the monitoring of Internet users said that they supported stricter safeguards for consumer privacy, but raised questions on how the system would work. The New York Times reports.
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WikiLeaks' American domain name system provider, EveryDNS, has withdrawn service to the wikileaks.org name after the secret-spilling website once again became the target of hacker attacks.
Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs tells CNBC he doesn’t expect Intel to make a big splash in smartphones next year, despite the chip giant’s insistence that it will have a mobile product ready.
I've just confirmed that Groupon takes, on average, HALF of all the dollars spent on Groupon coupons on its site. That's right, Groupon's margins on each deal are 50% of what consumers pay.
As investors fret that Google’s $6 billion bid for Groupon is too high a price to pay, new details about the company’s sales and growth suggest that it might be more like one of Groupon’s cut-rate deals. The New York Times reports.
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Gamemakers battle it out, consumers lose interest in 3-D technology and celebrities monetize their brands.
Oracle goes hardware shopping, Carol Bartz tames Yahoo and the Android overtakes the iPhone in sales
Netflix slips and gets bought out, the glow comes off of General Motors stock and investors shun Chinese IPOs.
Though they may be bold, they are certainly in the realm of possibilities. So, take a look at who at CNBC is saying what, in their own words.
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Google’s $6 billion bid for Groupon, an online coupon start-up, is an aggressive move by the company to dominate local online advertising and help with its long-sought move into social networking, the New York Times reports.