Tag Archives: Kara Swisher

Why Foursquare will win and Groupon will lose

I read Wednesday morning that 75% of all Foursquare activity is performed by 5% of its members. So it’s safe to say that Foursquare has a long way to go to attain the type of regular usage it desires. Since … Continue reading

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A LinkedIn IPO – this one could be a big winner

Yesterday in Kara Swisher’s allthingsd.com blog http://bit.ly/e5QFen it came out the LinkedIn.com will likely file an S-1 for an IPO. This was confirmed late Thursday – http://nyti.ms/hZTvLp . Some interesting stats from the article were that LinkedIn has more than … Continue reading

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Groupon might be gobbled up by Google

Marissa Mayer, Vice President of Search Product and User Experience at Google, is reported to be interested in Google’s purchasing internet coupon star Groupon. In Kara Swisher’s ‘All Things D’ report http://read.bi/bgRQwy the price tag is said to be well … Continue reading

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Skype and Facebook together – why didn’t I think of that?

In Kara Swisher’s (http://kara.allthingsd.com) excellent Boomtown blog today she offered an ‘exclusive’ that Skype and Facebook are close to a deal. Kara started out with ‘You didn’t think Facebook would integrate with Google (GOOG) Voice, did you?’ I love that! … Continue reading

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