Google is setting its sights on the purchase of Groupon, the New York Times reported today.
Groupon, the increasingly popular e-commerce coupon website, emails about 200 deals daily to its members. The deals are actualized only when a minimum number of people target the same deal, which in turn enables Groupon to negotiate steep group discounts on the relevant item or service.
Google may pay as much as $6 billion for Groupon, according to the New York Times report. But sources informed about the potential agreement advised that the deal is not yet confirmed.