Sanding our assholes with 150 grit.

google buys double click for 3billion

35 times the 100million in revenue (not earnings) they make.

Mostly done to keep it away from microsoft.

Microsoft is failing in search.

In the year to March 07, Google search share has gone up to 64% from 58%.  yahoo, microsoft, and ask are all down.

Microsoft to buy yahoo to stay in this?
Permalink bob 
April 13th, 2007 10:44pm
127.0.0.1 ads.doubleclick.net
Permalink Send private email strawberry snowflake 
April 13th, 2007 11:05pm
Point being google has spent 3 billion to keep it away from microsoft. they could shut it down tomorrow. mission accomplished.
Permalink  
April 13th, 2007 11:09pm
Buying doubleclick and shutting it down would certainly help bolster their "do no evil" message...
Permalink Send private email Philo 
April 14th, 2007 7:21am
I can see their shareholders agreeing to that.
Permalink Colm 
April 14th, 2007 8:32am
Next they need to buy the patent for javascript flyover ads and bury it...
Permalink Send private email Philo 
April 14th, 2007 8:39am
It's not selling it's services to microsoft. that's all that matters.
Permalink thinking strategically 
April 14th, 2007 9:51am

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