Facebook is preparing to launch a new 'Deals' program that will bring Groupon-like discount sharing to the world's largest social network. The program, set to go live within the next few weeks, will initially launch in five cities: Atlanta, San Francisco, San Diego, Dallas and Austin. As with services like Groupon and LivingSocial, Facebook's Deals campaign will allow users to share daily...
Finally flexing your shopping chops, huh? Thinking you can score some sweet deals on your Web jaunts? Now that you are up to date on your favorite stores and have your phone loaded with shop-happy apps, you think you are invincible, right? Wrong. You are still babes in the woods. Luckily, we are here, ready to save you from your retail-reject past....
Techcrunch reports that Yelp has been quietly experimenting by offering local deals to users in a select few cities. In a bit of misplaced hyperbole, the site claims that "Yelp Gears Up to Take on Groupon." But is that the case? No, we don't think so. Yelp reported back to Techcrunch that it had indeed run "a short test in Sacramento" for Papillon Salon. But Yelp also noted that it has "hosted...
The economic slump has been tough on all kinds of businesses, even whorehouses. When money is tight, it looks like paying for sex is one of those extras people just can't afford. But one brothel in Berlin isn't taking this news lying down (Excuse the pun). According to The Associated Press, Maison d'Envie, or House of Desire, is giving a $7.50 (5€) discount to all customers who either ride a...
Well, now isn't this something? Best Buy has its fancy little iPhone 3G, but it'll be Wally World offering up the G1 outside of official T-Mobile outlets. As we'd heard yesterday, 550 Wal-Mart stores across the country will begin selling the Android-powered handset beginning tomorrow, and folks who opt to pick one up here versus a traditional T-Mob store will save $31.11. Yep -- according to...
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