Friday, February 13, 2009

Google pays $51.7m for newspaper destruction metaphor • The Register

Good candidate for headline-of-the-day :)…

If there's one moment that sums up the gradual destruction of the world's newspapers, this is it.

Google, the world's largest online ad broker, has just paid neatly $52 million for a 53-year-old paper mill in southern Finland, hoping to replace it with a data center.

This morning, global paper-maker Stora Enso told the world that the online ad giant is shelling out 40 million euros for its Summa Mill in Kymenlaakso, Finland and most of the surrounding land.

Google pays $51.7m for newspaper destruction metaphor • The Register

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