first_imgHow you would like to wake up one morning and realize that your company is worth several billion dollars? Well, if you happen to be Andrew Mason the founder of the daily deal website Groupon, then you know exactly how that feels.News circulating around the Internet is that Google knows a good thing when they see it and has been in talks this week to acquire Groupon for an estimated $6 billion. The deal, which could be penned sometime this week, is an estimated $2-3 billion more than what was offered by Yahoo! earlier in November.AdChoices广告While the deal could still fall apart, if Google acquires the 2 year old company that specializes in offering local deals advertising, it is expecting to cash in on the rise of Internet local advertising. And having a super Internet start up company like Groupon under Google’s wing means Google’s advertising reach grows even larger. Is this a good or bad thing? Federal regulators will have to decide that if Groupon agrees to the deal.Read more at Reuters, via Techlandlast_img read more