Dash.com announced the beta release of its free shopping service. The DashBar integrates with consumers' browsers, picking up discounts, rebates and promotions, which are then stored in secure cash accounts. To date, 100 retail sites have agreed to give Dash members savings up to 25% on every purchase on their sites. Dash.com has raised $12.1 million in first-round financing from venture capitalists including JP Morgan Capital and AT&T Ventures.
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