Google (GOOG -0.2%) gagged in its takeover attempt of Groupon (GRPN) last year, but it has now...

|By:, SA News Editor

Google (GOOG -0.2%) gagged in its takeover attempt of Groupon (GRPN) last year, but it has now acquired The Dealmap, a start-up that aggregates discounts from hundreds of group-buying sites. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Tricia Duryee figures it’s a heck of a lot less than the $6B Google had offered for Groupon.