Now It’s Groupon’s Turn to Look Unoriginal

Suddenly, coupons are hot.

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.

Taking Cues From the Valley, Walmart Brings the Shotgun Approach to E-Commerce

The 50-year-old retail giant makes inroads in its digital strategy — the Silicon Valley way.

Mobile Rewards Apps That Lure Shoppers Back to Stores

Would these apps convince you to leave the comfort of your couch?

One Less Groupon Clone: J.P. Morgan Chase Acquires Bloomspot

J.P. Morgan Chase is acquiring Bloomspot, one of the smaller daily deals companies in the U.S.

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.


Small Firms Find Savings in Short-Term Deals

A new crop of Web sites promise to help small businesses cut costs — by offering them coupons.

Exclusive: Google Offers Exec Eric Rosenblum Leaves for Mobile Ad Start-Up

In his new role as Drawbridge’s VP of Product, Rosenblum will be helping advertisers target users as they jump from computers to mobile phones to tablets.

Does Apple’s Passbook App Make Cents?

This week, people jumped to the conclusion that Apple wants to be a payments provider, but will it be able to create a game changer?

Scoutmob Attracts Investors and Partners by Saying It’s Not a Daily Deals Company

Scoutmob was able to attract $3.25 million in new funding and a major new payments partner by pitching itself as a mobile company and not as a fledgling competitor in the daily deals space.