Apple’s Made-in-USA Mac Will Be Built in Texas

Designed by Apple in California, assembled in Texas …
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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.

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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Video Exclusive: Here’s Groupon’s Andrew Mason Talking About Daily Deals Site’s Stock Smack, Future Plans and IPO Regrets (Or Lack Thereof)

The CEO of Groupon tries to explain how the daily deals site is going to make it (and how it is Amazon, and not Webvan).
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Before Q2 Earnings, Groupon Book Author Sennett and Former COO Solomon Talk About About Daily Deals Site (Video)

“Groupon’s Biggest Deal Ever: The Inside Story of How One Insane Gamble, Tons of Unbelievable Hype, and Millions of Wild Deals Made Billions for One Ballsy Joker” is the book title.
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Confirmed: Schultz and Efrusy to Leave Groupon Board; “Accounting Types” Joining

Will a shake-up of the board of the daily deals company help its prospects?
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