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  • Tipping 2013: How much for the nanny? What to do at coat check?

    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...
  • Is Groupon engineering a comeback?

    Is Groupon engineering a comeback?
    A little over a year ago, Groupon Inc. was facing a grim outlook over its long-term viability.  The company's profit was less than stellar. It faced growing competition from other companies offering deals on restaurants, retail stores and gyms. And...
  • Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day ever, data firm says

    Bargain-hunting shoppers on Cyber Monday broke consumption records, making the online shopping bonanza the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Online sales surged 20.6% compared with the same day...
  • Student loan deal to get Obama's signature Friday

    Student loan deal to get Obama's signature Friday
    It took an entire summer of wrangling, but students heading to college this fall won't see dramatic student loan interest rate hikes once President Obama signs a deal on the matter, a move expected Friday. About 11 million college students are...
  • Funny Money: Inheritance: Where there's a will, there's a won't

    The Bible tells us that, "The meek shall inherit the Earth," which always makes me think: What have the meek ever done to deserve that? Between all of the old wars that the decidedly non-meek can't end and all of the new ones they're starting (global...
  • Ticketfly and LivingSocial partner as mobile ticketing grows

    Ticketfly and LivingSocial partner as mobile ticketing grows
    Ticketfly Inc., a San Francisco-based online seller of concert tickets, is now offering deals through daily discount company LivingSocial as it expands its mobile customer base to take on Live Nation Entertainment Inc.'s Ticketmaster. Venues and...
  • Local performance art group stages 'Moby-Dick' water ballet show

    Local performance art group stages 'Moby-Dick' water ballet show
    No two adaptations of "Moby-Dick" are the same, but it's doubtful that any previous rendition featured a synchronized-swimming skit to Rick James' song "Super Freak," a chance to win a Groupon to a local hair salon or a cameo by Esther Williams. This...
  • Musikfest offers steep ticket discount to a headliner, American Idol Live in Reading also cut

     
    Less than a week before Musikfest starts, it’s making a push to get more people to one of its headline concerts by deeply discounting tickets. An area concert by a the Top 10 contestants from this year’s “American Idol” also......
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is a rocker too, releases album

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is a rocker too, releases album
    What hasn't Paul Allen done? The man is a billionaire and a philanthropist. He co-founded Microsoft, and he owns three professional sports teams. And this week, he released a rock album. "Everywhere at Once," by Paul Allen and the Underthinkers, a 13-...
  • Getting away without going broke

     Getting away without going broke
    In our annual budget travel survey, experts offer tips on how to get away on a budget, including what to eat, where to stay and, most important, where to go. Laura Begley Bloom Deputy editor, Travel + Leisure Getting there: Follow the airlines'...
  • New CEO Eric Lefkofsky has big ambitions for Groupon

    Eric Lefkofsky says he intends to be the chief executive of Groupon Inc. for "a few years." His tenure will end, he said, when Groupon — which has fallen far short of once-lofty expectations by investors — has completed its transition from a...