The same man who made jokes about the Egyptian uprising being about his shoes, now offers a Syrian tweet that is as cynical as it is tasteless.
Mason's departure follows another disappointing earnings report as Groupon's stock takes another beating.
Company's board of directors had reportedly been discussing whether a change in leadership was necessary at the struggling daily deals company.
"I would be the first person to fire myself if I didn't feel I were the right guy for the job," Andrew Mason says, but so far he isn't stepping down.
The shoe and clothing designer sends out a tweet, complete with #Cairo hashtag, in which he jokes his spring collection is causing the Egyptian uproar. He later apologizes.
New Groupon Now service is designed to get people to do more impulsive commerce, including bowling and dental hygiene.
The investment house, which owns 4.4 percent of Yahoo stock, says it will back existing management.
Heading into his big showdown with Yahoo management, Carl Icahn might have expected to have Wall Street in his pocket. Instead, he received a slap from some of his former buddies.
Portfolio manager Bill Miller says it would take a bid of at least $33 a share if Carl Icahn wants more shareholders to side with him in his proxy contest.
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