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Groupon has been slow or completely down for the last two hours. The leading daily deal site is today featuring a deal for half off at Nordstrom Rack (spend $25 and get a coupon worth $50). It’s a somewhat ironic situation given Groupon is known for physically overwhelming retailers with its armies of deal buyers.
Jon Stewart’s problem with cable TV, brought to you by cable TV.
News Bytenew cable network with Oprah Winfrey, says it will be spending even more: Via an SEC filing, the cable guys say they will increase their funding commitment from $100 million to $189 million. In return, Oprah promises to be more visible on the network. Which makes sense, since its the only reason people will want to watch something called “Oprah Winfrey Network”.
Time Inc. likes to show off its iPad apps as a symbol of the company’s future. But inside the publisher, the digital editions have become a source of hair-pulling frustration. That’s because the magazine giant has been unable to get Apple to let it sell and manage subscriptions for its iPad apps–much to Time Inc.’s surprise.
Are you a BlackBerry user who wants to Twitter, too? Hang tight: Research in Motion promises you’ll have an official app sometime soon.