Google acquires Dealmap

08/2/2011 | VentureBeat · GigaOm · CNET

In what appears to be a big step in the daily-deal space, Google has acquired The Dealmap, a service that uses Google Maps to chart deal availability in a user's immediate area. The move could presage the combination of Google Offers and Google Wallet with a mapping service to produce the most convenient and highly integrated deal website. It also indicates that the search giant is angling to compete with deal leaders Groupon and LivingSocial.

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