Mobile Minutes: Groupon cutbacks; Deezer’s IPO; #AskTrump backfires; IPhone 6S
Groupon to cut 1,100 jobs as it restructures outside N. America
Groupon Inc, the operator of daily deals Web site groupon.com, said it would cut about 1,100 jobs globally as it restructures outside North America. Groupon is shutting operations in Morocco, Panama, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Thailand and Uruguay after exiting Greece and Turkey, the company said in a separate blog post on Tuesday.
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Streaming music service Deezer plans IPO to challenge Spotify, Apple
French streaming service Deezer SA filed for an initial public offering, beating larger and better-known European rival Spotify Ltd. to the market as competition heats up from Apple Inc. to win on-demand music customers.
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This is how #AskTrump backfired on The Donald
On Monday morning, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump tried a self-defeating but classic exercise for candidates, CEOs and celebs. He asked his 4.2 million followers to toss him a question, any question, using the hash tag #AskTrump.
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Hot-button issue: IPhone 6S hints at an end to the home button
When Apple co-founder Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone in 2007, he touted the elegance of its design, particularly how simple it was to navigate the smartphone from a single point.
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