The latest news to watch about Groupon: philanthropy. The company is teaming up with Chicago Public Schools to help buy school supplies for low-income students. Daily Deal Media tallies the number of daily deal aggregators to date, and a few new competitors emerge. Also, another lawsuit is settled, this time between Groupon, Apple, and Walker Digital, the founder of Priceline (and leader of many, many lawsuits).
Groupon adds more philanthropy to its list with school supplies. (NBCChicago).
The number of deal sites designed to round up your favorite deals from popular sites is growing. (Daily Deal Media).