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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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2016-09-30 technology

Say hello to Pepper!

From connected devices that tap directly into your dreams, to VR headsets, love dolls, and dating apps, in this edition, we talk about how technology can transform just about...

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2016-09-23 technology

Breaking the wall between technology and people

In this edition, we talk about why so many automakers have decided to sit out the Paris Motor Show this year. We also take a look at AI-created music. And finally, we explore the...

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2016-09-16 technology

High-tech winemaking

In this edition, we take a look at how technology can help improve the world's finest wines. Grape harvesters are going high tech by using thermal cameras, drones and...

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2016-09-09 technology

The vast undersea cable network

How does all your data travel around the world and how vulnerable is it? In this edition, we tell you more about the massive system of fibre optic cables that lies deep...

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2016-07-22 technology

Preparing for Mars in Antarctica

From athletes to astronauts, we tell you how scientists are using technology to learn more about how the human body works and how it reacts to effort and harsh weather...

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