The American job market improved modestly in October, and economists looking deeper into the numbers found reasons for optimism, or at least what counts for optimism in this agonizingly slow economic recovery.
Groupon has come up with another way for bargain hunters to save money as the online coupon distributor prepares to raise money from wary investors.
Google Inc.'s latest deal aims to help people find the best daily deals on the Web.
Groupon's online coupons save people cash, but they're not always great deals for merchants. Some businesses complain that bargain hunters rarely return after scoring a cheap meal or massage.
Groupon is adding 150 employees a month at its U.S. headquarters and trains them in a church because the conference rooms at its headquarters aren't big enough. Ideeli has crammed so much electronic equipment into its New York office that the power goes out every day.
The professional networking website LinkedIn is increasing the target price for its initial public offering of stock by about 30 percent in a sign of heavy demand by investors. The increase is encouraging for future IPOs of other social-networking companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Groupon.
What happens when you cross the world's largest social network with one of the hottest business models in e-commerce? Facebook wants to find out.
Google CEO Larry Page has promoted at least seven executives to head key parts of the company in one of his first big moves since he took over the Internet search company on Monday. The management reshuffle is an attempt at streamlining a bureaucracy that's sometimes bogged down Google even as it became the world's most valuable Internet company.
As an Internet entrepreneur, I am watching events in Egypt with a different perspective. What is playing out on the streets in Cairo has a strange resonance with what is playing out on the commercial Internet today.