Google begins testing its daily-deal Groupon clone

(WIRED) -- Spurned by daily-deal site Groupon, Google is now testing Google Offers, its own service for sending users deeply discounted offers for local businesses, starting with Portland, Oregon. Yes, it's YADDS (Yet Another Daily Deal Site), but Google has the advantage of already having both millions of users and advertisers. Google reportedly tried to … Continue reading Google begins testing its daily-deal Groupon clone

Groupon launches online bargain site in China

US Internet coupon deals website Groupon launched its China    venture in partnership with local Web giant Tencent. SHANGHAI: US Internet coupon deals website Groupon launched its China venture in partnership with local Web giant Tencent, looking to tap into the world's largest Internet population.  Customers can now sign up on Gaopeng.com, with daily discounts from … Continue reading Groupon launches online bargain site in China