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News Byteby Reuters earlier this morning. The long-term picture of both companies’ stock prices has been less than rosy. After peaking in March 2012 at close to $15 per share, Zynga hasn’t risen above the $5 threshold in nearly a year. Meanwhile, Groupon has similarly remained below $10 per share in the same time frame, peaking shortly after its November IPO close to $26 per share.
News Byteannounced a pair of acquisitions today. Now on board are OneOps, which brings its platform-as-a-service technology, and social-software outfit Tasty Labs, along with its founders, Mozilla vet Nick Nguyen, del.icio.us creator Joshua Schachter and HousingMaps creator Paul Rademacher.
News BytePayPal today announced a Cash for Registers offer. Beginning next month, the company will provide free credit, debit card, check, and, of course, PayPal processing for the remainder of the year to any qualifying business that chucks its old cash register for a PayPal Here system, comprising an iPad, card reader, iPad stand, cash drawer and printer. Partners including ShopKeep, Vend, Erply and NCR Silver will offer various solutions tailored for different markets. Registration is now open.