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Groupon aims big with Gnome

Daily deals firm Groupon has introduced an iPad-based checkout system called Gnome whose features include …

Groupon acquires Blink hotel booking app

Deals company Groupon has acquired last-minute hotel booking app Blink as it looks to expand …

Fiksu to boost Groupon apps

App engagement company Fiksu has struck a deal to market Groupon’s mobile applications around the …

Yahoo inks another app acquisition

Yahoo is acquiring media app Qwiki, in a deal which some sources have said is …

SumUp adds Amex, Groupon as investors

German firm SumUp has announced a “double digit million Euro” investment round from American Express, …

Groupon launches iPad payment app

Groupon, the local deals firm, has launched a mobile payments app that enables merchants to …

iPhone users driving US m-commerce apps

A greater proportion of US iPhone owners use mobile commerce apps (67.5 per cent) than …

Groupon makes further push into mobile payments

Daily deals firm Groupon is increasing its involvement in the payments market with the launch of an iPad-based point-of-sale system which is particularly designed for restaurants, bars and cafes. The system, which is called Breadcrumb, is now available nationally in the US, following a trial in New York.

Groupon joins crowded market with Square, PayPal and others

Groupon has launched a card reader that merchants can connect to an an iPhone or iPod touch in order to accept credit or debit card payments. The move brings the daily deals firm into competition with Square, PayPal and a plethora of other companies that have launched such products

Nokia talks up WP ecosystem momentum

Nokia chief Stephen Elop today talked up growth in the Windows Phone ecosystem, as the ailing Finnish handset maker unveiled its first devices to be powered by the next-generation of the platform, Windows Phone 8.