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Groupon: Mobile devices drive one-third of transactions

Mobile devices now generate about one-third of transactions across Groupon's North American digital deals platform, a year-over-year increase of close to 30 percent, the firm said Thursday.

Groupon bundles iPad with Breadcrumb point-of-sale service

Groupon is rolling out Breadcrumb, a new point-of-sale platform enabling restaurants, bars and cafés across the U.S. to run their business via Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad tablet, which is...

Report: Amazon taking on Square, PayPal Here with m-payments reader

Amazon is reportedly working on a mobile payments reader that would pit the digital commerce giant against services like Square and PayPal Here.

Groupon battles Square, PayPal with new mobile payments platform

Groupon is rolling out a new mobile payments processing platform that promises lower merchant costs than rival efforts from Square and PayPal.

Groupon revamps iOS, Android apps to promote deal discovery

Groupon is rolling out new versions of its mobile commerce applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, promising a more efficient user experience designed to simplify discovery of current offers.

Nielsen: Half of all U.S. smartphone owners use mobile shopping apps

Forty-seven percent of all U.S. smartphone owners used mobile shopping applications in June 2012, according to new Nielsen research.

Nokia adds location-based Groupon deals to Lumia smartphones

Nokia  is integrating Groupon daily deals into its Windows Phone-based Lumia device series, a move to expand the scope of its Nokia Maps platform beyond navigation assistance.

Groupon acquires iOS point-of-sale app maker Breadcrumb

Groupon has acquired Breadcrumb, which develops iOS-based point-of-sale systems for the hospitality industry. Financial details were not disclosed. The Breadcrumb client application manages customer

Report: Groupon is testing a payment service that undercuts Square, PayPal

Groupon is reportedly testing a remote payment service in San Francisco that processes payments using a terminal and an iPod Touch. According to Venture Beat, which cites an email and unidentified

Groupon pins its future on mobile, but Google stands in its way

Groupon went from Wall Street hero to zero in record time. The social commerce platform's stock has declined steadily in the six months since its $700 million IPO, with criticism mounting over