A spokesperson for sister websites Scoopon and Catch of the Day has declined to comment on a report that media and gambling tycoon James Packer is negotiating to take a stake in the two companies.
A group of high-profile investors including James Packer and the co-founder of Seek have ploughed millions in investment capital into controversial Melbourne-based online retailer CatchOfTheDay -- which is also behind the Scoopon group buying site.
First of, packer is no longer supported by Chakra, will be removed from the repo's (if anyone wants to maintain it in ccr, please report). Any package you need from AUR, it is made very easy to port to ccr, either manually or by using aur2ccr.Packer and ccr should not be used as root, use as regular user.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketFifteen years after Kerry Packer and Bill Gates signed a landmark joint venture agreement which brought together Microsoft's software expertise and the Packer company television and media assets, Internet business, ninemsn, is celebrating its 15 year anniversary with a look back at its early development and the growth of the Web in Australia.
In a move to which it says will bring a more social element to its brand, fast food giant HungryJack’s has partnered with the Australian group buying site, Scoopon, to run an exclusive national discounted meal deal.
Aussie-owned and operated group buying company, Scoopon, has for the second year running outperformed multinational players LivingSocial and Groupon, to retain overall leadership in the Australian group buying market.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketOnline discount retailers, the CatchOfTheDay Group, is targeting what it sees as the lucrative $20 billion market for mothers with the launch of a new shopping site – Mumgo – to complement its existing ecommerce websites - catchoftheday, scoopon, groceryrun and vinomofo.
Both of those deps are in community. And the way Packer handles these things now is scary. It works, but is very fragile. I am still not entirely happy with everything, like packer adhoc parses the AUR's html.Expac and Jshon were made for shell scripts, to replace messy and fragile code. Expac links against alpm (as does package-query, causing no end of pain for yaourt