| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Just one week after Amazon announced its high-tech, albeit somewhat vague, plans for drone delivery, the online retail giant is beginning to face warlike competition. Amazon drones, meet Groupon catapults.
The popular deals website Groupon posted a...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Zagat is back with its holiday tipping survey, revealing that 57% of diners tip on the post-tax amount on the bill, men try more often than women to tip their way to faster seating or a better table and that the average American will tip the babysitter...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Chicago technology entrepreneur Eric Lefkofsky and his wife Liz are among the latest families to sign the Giving Pledge, promising to give more than half their wealth to charity.
Founded four years ago by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates, the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:04 AM
A few years ago, at the Allen & Co. conference for media moguls in Sun Valley, Idaho, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett asked to sit down with then-Groupon Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and his wife, Liz, to talk about giving away half their wealth.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Bob and Linda Carey's love story is told in a new video, and it centers on a middle-aged man with a bit of a belly being photographed in an assortment of locations while wearing a big pink tutu and little else.
If that's the best sight in this video,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:19 AM
BJ's Wholesale Club is offering discounted memberships through the daily deal website Groupon.com.
Through the Groupon deal, shoppers can get a BJ's membership for $35, regularly $50. The deal also includes a $25 gift card, bringing the membership...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- As Twitter made public its stealth filing for an initial public offering, it parted with some of its Silicon Valley brethren by saying it would only issue one class of shares, meaning it plans to give all shareholders a vote.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:22 PM
ArtsQuest’s third annual Oktoberfest festival of German culture opens Friday at the SteelStacks campus in south Bethlehem, offering a pretty cool collection of German beer, food, beer, music, beer and games. And beer. What’s even cooler is...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
The Fun Spot attractions in Kissimmee and near International Drive in Orlando are offering discounts on second-day tickets.
The new Evening 2 Day special applies to folks who arrive after 10 p.m. and purchase a wrist band for unlimited rides. Those...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:40 PM
As you may have heard, Twitter has filed for a confidential initial public offering of stock, so in case you aren't too familiar with the company, here are five quick things you should know.
It has 200 million monthly active users
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The Big Ten has taken a small step to address fans' "in-stadium experience" on football gamedays, but it's a significant one. The conference announced this week that its member schools will be allowed to show unlimited replays on football stadium......