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Coin: Finally, a New Way to Pay in Stores That People Might Actually Use

Fab to Lay Off at Least Another 50 Employees

LivingSocial Is Still Down, More Than 20 Hours Later (Updated)

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LivingSocial Suffers Web and App Outage

Startup Puts a New Twist on the Samples-in-a-Box Trend: Everything’s Free

Fab COO Beth Ferreira to Depart

The Risky Groupon Initiative That Beat Back LivingSocial Perhaps Once and for All

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LivingSocial’s Traffic Is Plummeting

Zulily to Price IPO at $16-$18 a Share, Valuing Deals Site at About $2 Billion

Another Shake-Up at Fab: Co-Founder Bradford Shellhammer Departs

With Search-Heavy Redesign, Groupon Starts Acting Like a Deals Marketplace

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work