Jason Del Rey

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Groupon Updates Its Breadcrumb Point-of-Sale So It Can, Well, Redeem Groupons

Groupon is today releasing an updated version of its Breadcrumb point-of-sale app that will, among other things, have a Groupon redemption feature built into it that automatically tallies how many Groupon vouchers have been redeemed. The update also stores transactions for up to an hour, in case a merchant loses its Internet connection, and processes those transactions that happened offline when the connection is back up. Additionally, merchants with large menus are getting a search function to help them save a bit of time.


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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