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  • Yipit’s Daily Deal Report: Industry Revenue Dips, Groupon Gains Share, And Travel Deals Take Off

    Yipit’s Daily Deal Report: Industry Revenue Dips, Groupon Gains Share, And Travel Deals Take Off

    Yipit, the site that aggregates and recommends daily deals based on users’ locations and interests (and raised $6 million back in June from a host of VCs), released some interesting trend data today on the daily deals space. Overall, July was not a memorable month for the daily deals industry, though there were a few clear winners, including everyone’s favorite deals site, the… Read More

  • Lateral powers Travelzoo's Groupon-clone, signs three year technology deal

    Lateral powers Travelzoo's Groupon-clone, signs three year technology deal

    Lateral, the pan-European software development company, has signed a three year deal with NASDAQ-listed Travelzoo to becomes its “technology Solutions provider”. Prior to today’s announcement, the two companies had already been working together with Lateral powering Travelzoo’s attempt at getting into the daily deals space with its own Groupon-clone. The newly… Read More

  • DealBase Finds $1 Million For Hotel Deal Database

    DealBase Finds $1 Million For Hotel Deal Database

    DealBase.com, an online database devoted to aggregating hotel deals and packages, has secured $1 million in Series A funding from angel investors including Russ Siegelman, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Bob Zipp, managing director of Amicus Capital; and Josh Hannah, general partner at Matrix Partners and former CEO of eHow.com. Launched in November 2008, DealBase crawls the… Read More

  • Travelzoo's Fly.com Launches Yet Another Travel Search Aggregator

    Travelzoo's Fly.com Launches Yet Another Travel Search Aggregator

    Publicly traded travel site Travelzoo has launched the beta version of its new comprehensive airfare search engine, Fly.com. At first glance, Fly.com is a Kayak-look alike (except that Fly.com searches are limited to airfares only). The two sites offer virtually the same feature in searches, except that Fly.com’s price comparison sites are limited to Priceline and Hotwire, whereas… Read More

  • Travelzoo Buys Fly.com Domain For A Lofty $1.8 Million

    Travelzoo Buys Fly.com Domain For A Lofty $1.8 Million

    Travelzoo, a publicly traded travel site launched in 1998, has annouced that it purchased the domain “Fly.com” for $1.8 million. According to Travelzoo’s announcement, Fly.com will be the home of “a new information web site to be launched in Feburary”. A visit to the site itself offers a slightly less vague description: “Fly.com will launch a new… Read More