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The group buying phenomenon

The Chicago-based group buying company 'Groupon' is credited with sparking one of the latest waves in online shopping by connecting merchants and consumers with unbelievable deals. Although the company is now encountering a number of obstacles from management woes to overseas expansion, the group buying phenomenon that Groupon sparked is taking off.

By Eric Olander

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2015-03-27 university

Singularity University: Plotting a high-tech future for humans?

In this edition, we welcome on set an ambassador of the Singularity University. Some regard the controversial organization as a cult, others treat it with amusement, but few are...

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2015-03-20 sun

Exploring the dual nature of light

In this edition, we tell you what astronomists hope to learn from the latest total solar eclipse, as well as how scientists at the EPFL managed to capture the dual nature of...

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2015-03-13 Solar Energy

Virtual reality headsets

In this edition, we tell you all about Solar Impulse 2, which is currently in the second leg of a 35,000 km journey to prove that flying long distances fuelled by renewable...

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2015-03-06 iPhone

MWC 2015: New smartphones unveiled

In this edition, we review some of the most innovative smartphones presented at the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Plus, we tell you all about a specific type of...

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2015-02-27 technology

Drone vs. drone

In this edition, we discuss drone interception systems after several mystery drone sightings were spotted in Paris. We also take a look at a growing range of wearable tech that...

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