John Paczkowski

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Glory Days, They’ll Pass You By: Groupon’s Andrew Mason at D (Video)

Andrew MasonEarlier this afternoon, Groupon fired co-founder Andrew Mason as CEO, one day after the company reported yet another dismal quarter, following what has been a disastrous year for the daily deals company.

But things weren’t always this bad. Back in 2011, a jovial Mason appeared onstage at our D9 conference, and did his damnedest to avoid chatting about the IPO papers Groupon would file less than 24 hours later. Here’s video of the interview:


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald