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Groupon Says It Wants to Give Away $100 Million in Groupon Credits, but There’s a Big Catch

Groupon announced on Tuesday that it will offer a total of $100 million in Groupon credits — known as Groupon Bucks — to its customers on Black Friday, but the promotion comes with big restrictions. Customers who sign in on Black Friday and receive up to $500 in credits need to use the entire amount that day on a single purchase, while those who receive $5,000 in Groupon Bucks have until year’s end.

Forget Trendy Coffee Beans — Now Seaweed Innovation Gets Techie Money

As they say in Silicon Valley: Move fast and break things — though, in this case, not the chips.
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Now It’s Groupon’s Turn to Look Unoriginal

Suddenly, coupons are hot.
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AllThingsD Week in Review: Snapchat’s Many Suitors, and Finding the Fastest 4G LTE Signal

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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The Risky Groupon Initiative That Beat Back LivingSocial Perhaps Once and for All

When Groupon discounted its own service, Wall Street balked. But it may have been one of the smartest moves the company has made.
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Groupon to Acquire LivingSocial’s Ticket Monster for $260 Million; Q3 Revenue Misses

LivingSocial found a buyer for its Korean business in its biggest competitor.
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LivingSocial’s Traffic Is Plummeting

More bad news at the deals startup.
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With Search-Heavy Redesign, Groupon Starts Acting Like a Deals Marketplace

Another move away from a reliance on daily-email marketing.
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Does LivingSocial Have an Identity Crisis?

Investors to Ad Tech Stocks: No Thanks