It often takes a lot of time and effort to produce programs that extract the information, so this is a specialty. But what if there were a tool that didn't require programming?
Enter OutWit Hub, a downloadable Firefox extension that allows you to point and click your way through different options to extract information from Web pages.
"Local media is a natural fit for group buysâ€”the group-buying phenomenon is largely local. Already we have seen Groupon work with Metromix and LivingSocial partnering with the Washington Post. Group-buying programs can grow much faster by piggybacking the daily or regular habit most consumers already have with various local news properties."
Great blog if you're in need of a laugh. But also a smart community-management stategy: Highlighting the best comments. Journalism could learn something from this.
Groupon going mobile? Hmmmmm….
"The company has purchased Mob.ly, a mobile development firm which has worked on a number of high-profile products, including Yahooâ€™s Sketch-a-Search iPhone app and OpenTableâ€™s apps for Android and the Palm (NSDQ: PALM) Pre. In a blog post, Grouponâ€”which launched an iPhone app just last month and still doesnâ€™t seem to have an official presence on Androidâ€”says the â€œcoreâ€ of its mobile team is coming through the deal."