Nokia’s North American Breakout

Nokia nearly triples its handset sales in North America.
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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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Eight Questions for Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

The once-dominant wireless giant has a lot riding on two phones.
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News Byte

Former Yahoo Ad Exec Takes COO Job at Nanigans

Marc Grabowski — one of the first high-ranking sales execs to leave Yahoo after the arrival of new CEO Marissa Mayer — has taken a new job as COO of Nanigans, a Boston-based Facebook performance marketing company specializing in e-commerce and online gaming. Grabowski was VP of North America media sales at Yahoo, which also saw the departure of U.S. sales head Wayne Powers to run Parade, owned by Condé Nast parent company Advance Publications.

Stern Named Head of New Strategery Role at Yahoo

The man who has been the Swiss Army Knife of Yahoo will be key strategy guy for Thompson, who clearly wants to do a lot of strategizing.
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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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Travelzoo’s Stock Tumbles After Q4 Results Disappoint

Travelzoo’s stock is down almost 10 percent, or $3 a share, in late trading after its fourth-quarter revenues disappointed analysts.
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Yahoo Reorgs U.S. Ad Sales After Talent Departure (Internal Memo, Natch!)

I love the smell of reorg in the morning!
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Uh-Oh: Yahoo Loses a Top Sales Exec to Amazon

Seth Dallaire leaves the Internet giant for greener pastures at another one.
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Non-Fairytale Ending for 2011 Movie B.O. — Time to Blame the Internet Again (Or Just Bad Movies)?

Should Hollywood blame turkeys like “New Year’s Eve,” or all those beeping, buzzing digital devices?
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Video Meme: Hallelujah for Flash Mobs!