Groupon (GRPN) has acquired Hyperpublic, developer of a database featuring location-specific...

|By:, SA News Editor

Groupon (GRPN) has acquired Hyperpublic, developer of a database featuring location-specific information for app developers. Hyperpublic is the latest in a string of startups Groupon has bought since going public. Given how acquisitive Groupon, LinkedIn, and Zynga have been since freeing themselves of the SEC's 500-shareholder rule, can we expect Facebook (FB) to be the same way post-IPO?