About a month ago I posted an article about Google being in talks to acquire Groupon. To the surprise of most, Groupon rejected the $6 billion offered by Google. I thought a two year old company turning down $6 billion was insane. As it turns out, I may be right. Today, Google announced a new service to compete directly with Groupon and LivingSocial called Google Offers. Here is the CNN story via Mashable that will get you caught up.