Groupon offers Starbucks E-card

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by Jane King / Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Posted on March 22, 2013 at 7:27 AM

Updated Friday, Mar 22 at 7:26 AM

There has been a recall involving Honda's luxury Acura brand. About 76,000 TSX Sedans model year 2004 to 2008 are included in this recall in 22 cold weather states because salty water can corrode the vehicle's electric control unit and make it stall.

In the meantime Apple is beefing up customer security on iTunes, its app store, iBookstore and iCloud. Apple says the new optional two-step verification gives an added level of security for those who choose to use it. When you log in you get a passcode sent as a text message to your iPhone or other device.

Health insurers are warning the cost for individuals and small businesses to get coverage may skyrocket next year. The Wall Street Journal says United Health Group forecasts premiums could more than double in some cases because of the cost of new national health care laws and skyrocketing medical costs.

Groupon is offering a new deal that's likely to grab the attention of a lot of caffeine-loving Starbucks fans! The site is offering a $10 Starbucks E-card for $5. The 50 percent-off deal could be a good way for Starbucks and Groupon to drum up some extra business. Living Social has said its similar offer last September was the best-selling daily deal of all time, raking in $1.5 million.

Investors are still nervous over the future of Cyprus as the country's government struggles to avoid bankruptcy. The concern about Cyprus' contagion has overshadowed positive economic data.

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