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Google rumored to be in talks to buy out Groupon

Google is the latest suitor looking to acquire popular daily deals site Groupon. But being "in talks" to take over the localized bargain site is nothing new, so will the company actually be able to finalize a deal?
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Google personalizes local search with Hotpot

Google's second stab at a social network goes heavy on the practical and light on the personal. Places with Hotpot gives users a way to find local businesses they and their friends like.
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Facebook Deals creates rivals out of Foursquare and Groupon

Facebook's new deals feature could be bad news for both Foursquare and Groupon, as it rolls its massive user base into their territory.
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Facebook mystery event confirms Deals, yields no surprises

There's no phone in Facebook's future, but a new feature called Deals will allow local businesses to offer promotions via Facebook.