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Mobile Minutes: Groupon’s boost; Grammys’ record-breaking streaming; Bon Appetit embraces iPhone; Broken iPhones


Alibaba disclosed in an SEC filing late Friday that it acquired nearly 33 million shares of Groupon in the fourth quarter. That works out to about a 5.6 percent stake. This makes Alibaba the fourth-largest owner of Groupon.
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CBS touts record-breaking Grammys streaming, despite technical glitch
CBS said its live Internet stream of the 58th Annual Grammy Awards via its All Access subscription service registered record highs — even though the Eye suffered a glitch Monday night that prevented some users from temporarily accessing the show.
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They’re just like us! Bon Appétit shot its latest food pics on an iPhone
Of all of Instagram’s special interest groups, perhaps no community elicits as many eye rolls as food grammars.
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Apple confirms iOS problem breaks iPhones
It began as a bad practical joke, but now Apple has confirmed an iOS bug that is no laughing matter.
Read more on Forbes