Summer promo deals for Google Checkout

Attention, beef jerky fans: Google Checkout merchants are offering $10 discounts this summer.

Google won't say who's behind it (um, Google, maybe?), but more than 50 merchants using the Google Checkout service for online payments are offering $10 discounts this summer.

Google mentioned the promotion on its Google Checkout blog on Wednesday.

The promotion applies to purchases of $60 or more from participating retailers. That includes better-known outfits such as and as well as niche sites such as,, PondDeals, and

Google Checkout's most obvious competitor is eBay's PayPal service, although the services aren't identical.

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