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Verizon Eyes $100 Billion Bid For Vodafone's Wireless Stake

Foundem sues Google in the UK, accusing the search giant of anti-competitive behavior

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Foundem, a UK-based vertical search engine company and longtime anti-trust nemesis of Google, has brought the Mountain View, California-based Internet giant’s alleged ‘search manipulations’ to the attention of regulators on both sides of the Atlantic in the past. Now, the UK outfit is suing Google in the UK over ‘anti-competitive...
Foundem sues Google in the UK, accusing the search giant of anti-competitive behavior

Yammer acquires oneDrum to make content more social

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Yammer, the company that provides real time communications solutions to businesses has acquired oneDrum, the platform for creating better collaboration between applications. This means that Yammer will now have the capability through oneDrum to get applications to talk to each other in ways that they might not usually. Yammer opened...
Yammer acquires oneDrum to make content more social
Traxpay pulls in $4M to streamline B2B payments

Baidu has chosen Skyscanner as its international flight search partner

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When China’s number one search engine, Baidu, decides to partner with a company, it’s a really big deal. Today, Skyscanner, Europe’s biggest flight search engine, has announced a partnership which means that it will power Baidu’s international flight search. Baidu already owns a chunk of a travel search site Qunar,...
Baidu has chosen Skyscanner as its international flight search partner

Twitter Expands European Business

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Twitter is signaling its intentions to ramp up its European business by posting 17 new job openings for its new office in Dublin, Ireland. Most of the positions are sales-related, and include jobs that cover Spain and the Netherlands, two new territories for the company’s ad products. Twitter has around...
Twitter Expands European Business

Deutsche Telekom Profit Rises

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Deutsche Telekom's second-quarter net profit rose sharply, helped by lower expenses linked to staff reductions, but the company warned its European business was unlikely to improve in the near term....
Deutsche Telekom Profit Rises

Best Buy sells stake in European business to Carphone Warehouse

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Electronics retailer Best Buy is selling its stake in Carphone Warehouse Group to co-owner Carphone Warehouse, in its continued efforts to financially turn itself around. The sale, which sees Best Buy exchange its holdings in the European entity for £500 million ($774 million) in cash and stock according to a...
Best Buy sells stake in European business to Carphone Warehouse

For Seedhack FinTech event, Seedcamp moves to Google’s new ‘Campus’ (30 March – 1 April)

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If you’re interested in watching – or participating in – the disruption of the financial sector through technology right before your very eyes, register for startup accelerator Seedcamp’s next Seedhack event, which focuses on ‘fintech’ or financial technology. The hackathon-themed event is happening on the weekend of 30 March at...
For Seedhack FinTech event, Seedcamp moves to Google’s new ‘Campus’ (30 March – 1 April)

Groupon's Leadership Shuffle Continues: New North American Sales Head Named

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The churn at Groupon’s executive level continues apace. The company has just announced that it has appointed a new vice president for North America, Rob Kilgarriff, who is taking over the role from Chris Muhr. Earlier today Reuters reported that Chris Muhr was being shipped out to Europe, where he...
Groupon's Leadership Shuffle Continues: New North American Sales Head Named

Telefónica's digital arm brings in API specialist Apigee to beef up its app ecosystem

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Fresh from revealing plans to open an office in London to grow its European business, API management firm Apigee has inked a deal with Telefónica Digital that will see it become the partner for the operator’s API management platform. Apigee enables developers and company to design, test and monitor APIs and the...
Telefónica's digital arm brings in API specialist Apigee to beef up its app ecosystem

Can the Hedge Fund Dudes Save Groupon's Stock?

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Here’s something you haven’t seen in a while — Groupon shares rose more than 36 percent last week after Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global Management disclosed Monday that it had bought 65 million shares. The well-known hedge fund, which has also bought decent-sized stakes in both Yahoo and Facebook recently...
Can the Hedge Fund Dudes Save Groupon's Stock?

Another Groupon Exec Is Leaving (GRPN)

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(Reuters) - Groupon Inc., the world's largest online daily deals provider, is reshuffling senior management roles in an attempt to fix its struggling European business -- a shake-up that will also include the departure of its chief of international business. According to an internal memo obtained by Reuters, Chris Muhr,...
Another Groupon Exec Is Leaving (GRPN)

Groupon Earnings Miss Expectations on Weakness in Europe

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The daily-deal company did not turn around its struggling European business in the third quarter, and confirmed that it had laid off about 80 employees....
Groupon Earnings Miss Expectations on Weakness in Europe

Volcanic ash cloud cost European business up to €2.5bn, says EU | World news | guardian.co.uk

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Volcanic ash cloud cost European business up to €2.5bn, says EU | World news | guardian.co.uk
Sad To Say, But Andrew Mason Is Probably Not Going To Be Groupon's CEO Much Longer (GRPN)

Telefonica and FeedHenry partner up on enterprise mobile app development

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Last year Telefonica started reselling FeedHenry’s cloud-based Mobile Applications Platform to corporate customers in the UK, Germany and Ireland. But since then, the telecoms giant launched its own mobile- and M2M-optimized infrastructure-as-a-service play, Instant Servers. So it’s no surprise to see the two companies solidify their tie-up, as they have...
Telefonica and FeedHenry partner up on enterprise mobile app development
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