Confirmed: Google Readies "Google Offers" Groupon Clone -- Google is communicating with small businesses to enlist their support and participation in a test of a pre-paid offers/vouchers program. This initiative is part of an ongoing effort at Google to make new products, such as the recent Offer Ads beta, that connect businesses with customers in new ways. We do not have more details to share at this time, but will keep you posted.
Hu addresses U.S. stress over China high-tech drive -- China's plan to change itself from a major manufacturer to a leading global source of innovation poses an enormous challenge for U.S. companies whose competitive edge depends on coming up with the next big idea.
Frugality and sweet tea, y'all.
What is the most frugal city in the United States? -- When times get tough, you need to get tougher. In this case, Americans are getting tough on their grocery bill and focusing on reducing it to have more money to spend on other budget categories. One way to reduce your grocery budget is to use coupons, and Atlanta residents have perfected the art of couponing. According to Coupons.com, the city of Atlanta is the most frugal city in the nation.
- Sheena Moore