Google snaps up Dealmap

Google is taking a highlander approach when it comes to providing Internet services. They’re buying up companies that provide popular services, because in the end there can be only one.

Foursquare launches Groupon Now real-time deals

It's no secret Foursquare is actively pursuing the daily deals space within the "Explore" tab in its location-based check-in service.

AmEx launches deals via Facebook "likes" & check-ins

American Express is tapping into Facebook "likes" and check-ins to send card owners relevant and local discounts based on their Facebook preferences.

Google offers daily deals in New York & San Francisco

Groupon did it. Living Social did it. Now Facebook and Google are doing it. You guessed it! Daily deals.

Daily deal sites in decline

Make the most of daily deal sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial - because they're set for a big decline, according to a Rice University professor.

Amazon rolls out local deals microsite

Watch out Groupon, move over Facebook Deals, mega retailer Amazon.com is now in line for a piece of the daily deals pie with the (quiet) launch of AmazonLocal.