Anjali Ramachandran, PHD UK’s Head of Innovation looks at what’s been happening this week, in the outside world.

Groupon isn’t dead yet, as some might think. They’ve just launched a stand-alone Getaways travel app in the US, which allows users to search for trip deals under $99 and has map search capability for hotels under a 30 mile radius.

BillGuard, a financial fraud monitoring startup has partnered with Experian in the US to offer an ‘advanced identity protection suite’.

Watchup is a multi-channel newscast platform where users can personalize their feeds with videos from a range of news companies including the Washington Post & The Wall Street Journal. It has just received a couple of million dollars in funding.

And if you own a Pebble smartwatch you can now track your Domino’s Pizza delivery updates on your wrist.