Google (GOOG) is apparently nearing a deal to buy Groupon and could pay up to $6B, more than...

|By:, SA News Editor

Google (GOOG) is apparently nearing a deal to buy Groupon and could pay up to $6B, more than twice the whisper number, making this Google's largest acquisition ever and possibly a foolish one. Google is undoubtedly betting the fast-growing market of locally-tailored discounts will ultimately prove lucrative. (previously)