With Parents in Mind, WebCurfew Blocks Wi-Fi From Router to Kids’ Devices

A new way to pull eyes away from the screen and toward the dinner table.
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Former Yahoo Shashi Seth to Join Tribune as President of New Digital Ventures Unit

A new investment arm of the media giant gets a new exec to find new ideas.
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I’m Still Here: Stock Soars as Groupon Shows Stronger-Than-Expected Q1 Revenue

On the other hand, I could use a nice cup of hot growth.
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Belly Now Aims Its Loyalty Platform at National Enterprise Businesses

Chicago-based Belly said it was rolling out its customer loyalty and marketing platform to larger national enterprise clients. The startup has been aimed at the consumer market and smaller businesses since its launch in 2011, focused on increasing customer engagement, driving repeat business and helping attract new customers. Belly said it has been working with 40 national chains representing more than 500 current locations, using a system that includes a tech platform, an in-store tablet, analytics and marketing, as well as helping clients do email campaigns, social media integration and other mobile marketing.

Despite Controversy in Austin and Philly, Ride-Sharing Service SideCar Expands to Boston, Brooklyn and Chicago

SideCar’s last two launches included a sting, a lawsuit and 20,000 free rides requested, so this should be exciting.
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In Another Onstage Interview, Groupon’s Andrew Mason Says Nothing (But Charmingly)

Shhhhhhh! Someone might be listening.
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Exclusive: Is Andrew Mason on the Bubble as CEO of Groupon?

Is a boardroom showdown looming for the troubled daily deals company and its affable co-founder?
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Can the Hedge Fund Dudes Save Groupon’s Stock?

The capitalist kind can be very helpful.
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Goodbye to Daily Deals? Groupon Emphasizes Always-On Deals.

Today, in New York and Chicago, consumers will start seeing a new Groupon, where offers will be browsable and searchable — and won’t disappear after a set period of time.
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