WhatsApp is fifth in the app store for monthly revenue. Fifth on Google Play for downloads, and seventh on Google Play for revenue. And it's the second-most-downloaded app on Google Play.
Groupon reported its fourth quarter 2012 earnings today almost exactly where analysts had expected: with $638 million in revenue, up 30 percent over last year.
The problem was that analysts wanted a profit.
"It's a way better deal than Groupon," Kim said. "Also, advertisers can track this."
In 2012, 2,357 private technology companies were bought for a combined total of $84 billion, according to a new report from research firm PrivCo. That's slightly up 22 percent from 2011, but the real surprise is who is doing the acquiring.
Guest Post Rovio’s success with Angry Birds, the fastest growing game in history, is a great example of how app developers are applying some ‘traditional’ marketing lessons to drive more revenue.
In every year, there are winners and losers: companies, devices, operating systems. Here's our look at some of the biggest successes and failures of 2012.
What is Wall Street's beef with Groupon CEO Andrew Mason?
Don't call it a home run, but slumping deals company Groupon isn't striking out with Major League Baseball -- quite the opposite, actually. The organizations announced Thursday that Groupon is now official daily deals site of MLB.com.
Groupon today announced changes to its Goods business to make its discounted wares more attractive to bargain-hunting holiday shoppers.
A seemingly good deal gone awry, Groupon today reported quarterly earnings that once again disappointed investors and sent its stock price dropping in after-hours trading.
Thursday, the deals company reported third quarter earnings below expectations. Groupon posted $568.6 million in …
Groupon has devoured New York-based reservation and dining discount startup Savored.
It wasn't the sweetest deal ever had, but Silicon Valley investment firm Andreessen Horowitz made nearly $14 million in profit by disposing of its stake in Groupon in June.
Groupon missed Wall Street’s top-line estimate and reported $568.3 million in revenue for the second quarter of 2012.
Deal or not, plenty of Groupon insiders are opting to unload shares in their first opportunity since the company’s public debut, and they’re helping send Groupon’s share price tumbling to new lows Friday.
Groupon, which debuted on the NASDAQ in …
Still reeling from a disastrous fourth quarter, Groupon beat Wall Street’s expectations and reported $559.3 million in revenue and $39.6 million in operating income for the first quarter of 2012. Monday’s earnings report is Groupon’s second since opening on the …
Groupon made its Groupon Rewards loyalty program available to all U.S. businesses today in an effort to counter claims that its deals are bad for business.
Groupon Rewards is the deal provider’s mostly-automated alternative to the store punchcard. Merchants offer …
Groupon’s board of directors is playing musical chairs as the downtrodden daily deals company attempts to address fallout from an accounting restatement that sent its stock price plummeting.
The company, now trading at more than 60 percent off its initial …
Executives at daily deals company Groupon are responsible for egregious corporate wrongdoing, a new suit alleges.
In a derivative complaint filed last Wednesday in Illinois, Groupon shareholder Theresa Monturano is suing the executives and board members for breach of fiduciary …
Three-year-old business services provider FeeFighters has been acquired by daily deals giant Groupon for an undisclosed sum.
“Our goals have always been to help small businesses run more efficiently, and by teaming up with Groupon, a pioneer in local e-commerce, …
Wall Street gave Yelp a less-than-perfect review on its second day of trading. The company’s stock slipped more than 14 percent Monday with shares closing at $20.99.
Yelp made a stellar, five-star debut on the New York Stock Exchange Friday. …