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Does Groupon Have Reason To Worry?

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.06.2011 | Technology

Daily deals site Groupon's announcement that it will file for an initial public offering has some investors giddy, but critics warn that despite stunn...

The Story Behind Groupon's Spectacular Success

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

Groupon is no longer just a daily deals site featuring wacky prose and cats in sunglasses. Thursday’s IPO filing has revealed the extent of Groupon...

Google Unleashes Groupon Competitor

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology

Google Offers, a Groupon-like local deals service, goes live on Wednesday. The beta service will initially be offered in Portland, Oregon, and will ex...

Google Set To Launch New Groupon-Like Product

TechCrunch | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology

It appears that Google's coupon service Offers, is live, starting in in Portland, Oregon. You also have the ability to subscribe to deals in areas wit...

Google's 15 Biggest Acquisitions And What Happened To Them

Silicon Alley Insider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has a reputation as an innovative company, but in fact it owes a lot of its success to acquisitions. Google basically bought AdSense, the pa...

Google Fails To Close Groupon Deal

Wall Street Journal | AMIR EFRATI, GINA CHON and GEOFFREY A. FOWLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google Inc.'s multibillion-dollar bid to acquire local deals site Groupon Inc. ended Friday as the two sides broke off talks, according to a person fa...

Google Buys Groupon For $2.5 Billion? New Rumor Swirls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Pick one big trend gaining serious traction in the past year and it'll be Groupon, which offers a different daily discount deal to users in their loca...

Google Gets Back At Groupon

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Hell hath no fury like a Google scorned. The spurned web titan is thumbing its nose at Groupon, the daily deals site that rejected Google's $6 billion...

Google Launching Groupon Competitor | Ben Parr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google is preparing to launch Google Offers, the search giant's Groupon competitor, Mashable has learned. We have the documents to prove it. One of...

Google Weighing Groupon Buy?

AllThingsD | Kara Swisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

According to multiple sources close to the situation, Google is in discussions with local deals powerhouse Groupon about buying it....

Why a Google-Groupon Deal Makes Sense

Edward Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Edward Lee

The internet is abuzz with rumors of Google's bid to buy Groupon, the Chicago-based startup company. Google's multi-billion dollar offer, though pricey, makes a lot of sense for the search giant.