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How is it cheaper for Google to buy Groupon than internally build something like it?

 May be covered in some answers already by some fantastic answers.Just elucidating instead of replying on each of the posts. Though I may have my own personal reservations on the business model per se, they have been able to achieve something
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Valentine's Day gifts that prove being single is way better than being coupled

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Valentine's Day is a day of love — and it's not
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Book Extract: Look beyond the 'now'

NIMBLE: HOW INTELLIGENCE CAN CREATE AGILE COMPANIES AND WISE LEADERSPublisher: Random House IndiaISBN: 9788184005738Price: Rs 499By 12 November 2012, just after the first anniversary of the Groupon IPO, the narrative for the company was very
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Book Extract: Looking for monopoly profits

ZERO TO ONE: NOTES ON START-UPS, OR HOW TO BUILD THE FUTUREAuthor: Peter Thiel with Blake MastersPublisher: Penguin Random HouseISBN: 9780753555194Price: Rs 499Escaping competition will give you a monopoly, but even a monopoly is only a great
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New Technologies Persuade in Old Ways

From: Via: New Technologies Persuade in Old Ways @techreview anyone interested in the science of persuasion, psychology