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Google Offers launches in Portland

Google Offers is a key part of the overall Google Wallet program and it launched in Portland on Wednesday. The plan is to roll out to additional cities include New York and San Fransisco this summer. The move is seen as an effort to combat Groupon in the deals and local shopping space.

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Facebook: Deals and Credits FTW

A new York Times article announces the launch of Facebook Deals for five cities in the US: Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, San Diego and San Francisco. Deals will be easily shared with friends via email or wall posts and is going to potentially be free for merchants. With an install base of 600 million members and 100 million mobile users (2010), Facebook is set to put a hurt on Groupon’s valuation.

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