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The trouble with Groupon

On Thursday, Groupon founder Andrew Mason summed up his day, and perhaps an entire niche industry, with a joke. In a company wide memo Mason wrote, “I’ve decided that I’d like to spend more time with my family, Just kidding — I was fired today.” During his time at Groupon Mason made some decisions while running the daily-deals site that were certainly controversial.

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Google & Open Source Development

Wow. Just wow. I love those days in our industry when you can feel the ground shake. You never know if it’s just a tremor, or if there’s a full-on earthquake coming along behind it, but the tremor is there.
Today is one of those days. Meg Whitman, now of HP, has release the former Palm’s wonderful mobile operating system, WebOS, into the open-source world.
This could be big. Granted, WebOS hasn’t taken off, but that’s more because Palm and then HP couldn’t solidify their ground game than that WebOS wasn’t good enough. By any measure, WebOS is an excellent mobile OS. It’s up-to-date, competitive, and has a fine user interface.

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