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Fandium raises $1.25 million for sports app that blends storytelling with betting

Just In Time For Bowl Season, StatMilk Brings Its Amazing College Football Stats Platform To iOS

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College football bowl season is finally upon us and with that comes countless bets, wagers and arguments. It’s dangerous to go alone. Arm yourself with StatMilk. Everyone knows Notre Dame’s record. Perfect season. 12-0. But what about their yards per game? Turnovers throughout the season? Attendance on road games? No...
Just In Time For Bowl Season, StatMilk Brings Its Amazing College Football Stats Platform To iOS

The Carr-Benkler wager and the peer-powered economy

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When you look around at the web and the state of the online economy, does it look like it has been colonized by large corporations for their own purposes, or do you see a world that is powered primarily by peer-to-peer networks? That’s the question behind one of the...
The Carr-Benkler wager and the peer-powered economy
Social sports betting: market is huge but big payout is unlikely

After Raising $3.6M, Sports Betting App Favourit Releases iOS App

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Australian startup app integrates realtime updates, and connects fans to bookies If you're a gambling man, Favourit could just become your new favorite iPhone app. The Melbourne, Australia based startup hopes to have smartphone users betting away on their devices, challenging friends and connecting with bookkeepers. The app, launched...
After Raising $3.6M, Sports Betting App Favourit Releases iOS App

Online Betting Site InTrade Shuts Down

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InTrade, the Ireland-based web site which allows users to place wagers on non-sports related upcoming events, announced on Sunday it is shutting its site down. In an official statement, the company does not go into great detail as to why it is closing its doors, only that it is related...
Online Betting Site InTrade Shuts Down
Groupon reaches to the skies to deliver even fewer qualified customers

Groupon misses with $568M in Q2 revenue

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Groupon missed Wall Street’s top-line estimate and reported $568.3 million in revenue for the second quarter of 2012. The deals company posted $46.5 million in operating income for a non-GAAP earnings per share profit of $0.04 in Q2, which was slightly higher than anticipated. Monday’s earnings report is Groupon’s...
Groupon misses with $568M in Q2 revenue
Best Buy's Amazon price match is a $400M all-in bet it can't win
Groupon's last private-round investors now in the red

Sometimes there's nothing positive to say (*cough* Groupon)

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I’ve been criticized a number of times during the last year or so for my consistently negative coverage of daily deals site Groupon. (Most recently, by VentureBeat writer Jenn Van Grove.) Sometimes, there’s just little that’s positive to say. (Disclosure: I have various puts and wagers against Groupon.) To me, debating whether Groupon is a...
Sometimes there's nothing positive to say (*cough* Groupon)
LivingSocial's new Shop site takes on Groupon's Goods, doesn't impress

DraftKings's Big Baller App Is A Made For Mobile Fantasy Sports Experience

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Fantasy sports startup DraftKings, which announced a $1.4 million seed round led by Atlas Ventures in July, is moving into mobile with a new app for Android and iOS called Big Baller, which, like the DraftKings website before it, is designed to help fantasy sports players get up and running quickly and...
DraftKings's Big Baller App Is A Made For Mobile Fantasy Sports Experience

The giant red flag that analysts and media missed in Groupon's earnings

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The daily deals business, which was supposed to be the Next Big Thing, is in its death throes. By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard about Groupon’s terrible earnings call. The company finally reported a real, honest profit, but it also reported its first sequential decline in gross billings, the amount of...
The giant red flag that analysts and media missed in Groupon's earnings

Sony NEX-5R and NEX-6 allegedly get pictured, flaunt WiFi logos

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In early August, an Indonesian POSTEL listing revealed two new mirrorless NEX shooters in Sony's pipeline, both reportedly rocking wireless LAN chips. Now VR-Zone seems to have come across certification photos of the two cameras, each modeling -- you guessed it -- its very own WiFi logo. As expected,...
Sony NEX-5R and NEX-6 allegedly get pictured, flaunt WiFi logos
Zynga pays $75,000 for online gambling lobbyists
Groupon "will get around anything the SEC has to say"
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