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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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2016-07-22 technology

Digital beauty

In this edition, we tell you about the different ways in which the cosmetics industry is embracing technology as it attempts to attract a new wave of digital natives. From...

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2016-07-08 technology

'Smart pets'

We talk biomimicry on Tech 24 this week. Since the beginning of time, man has looked to nature to find solutions to human challenges because after millions of years of tinkering,...

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2016-07-01 technology

Viva Technology!

This week we take you to Viva Technology, a tech event aimed at bringing together the world's major players in digital transformation. Its organisers say the goal is to help...

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2016-06-24 technology

The 'fintech' revolution

As the Moneyconf 2016 comes to an end, we look closely at how financial technology, or so-called "fintech", is disrupting the banking sector. Plus, we test Withings' new scale:...

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2016-06-17 technology

Creating a metaverse

How far are we from creating a metaverse, that is, a collective virtual shared space in which we would all interact as avatars? The term was coined in Neal Stephenson's 1992...

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