Year: 2017

Is Groupon+ a Game-Changer?

Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) has been an interesting story of late. The company is in the midst of a multiyear turnaround, and shares were up a whopping 60% this year as of this writing. Of course, that’s largely because the stock had fallen so far to begin with, as the current price of just over $ 5…

Facebook team equips political players to build winning campaigns

“It’s not Facebook’s job, in my opinion, to be so close to any election campaign,” said Elizabeth Linder, who started and ran the Facebook politics unit’s Europe, Middle East and Africa efforts until 2016. Linder had originally been excited about the company’s potential to be “extraordinarily useful for the world’s leaders — but also the…

Iran protesters rally again despite warning of crackdown

LONDON (Reuters) – Anti-government protesters demonstrated in Iran on Sunday in defiance of a warning by authorities of a crackdown, extending for a fourth day one of the most audacious challenges to the clerical leadership since pro-reform unrest in 2009. Giving his first public reaction to the protests, President Hassan Rouhani appealed for calm, saying…