Wednesday, August 05, 2009

I, Cringely » Blog Archive » Google Taketh Away - Cringely on technology

Seeing a pattern?  Read the full post.

This morning Google announced it was spending $106 million in stock to buy On2, a maker of audio and video compression software.  The very logical question I don’t hear being asked, though, is why would Google spend money for something it is already getting pretty much for free?  It’s to turn yet another partner into a competitor, this time Adobe Systems.

I, Cringely » Blog Archive » Google Taketh Away - Cringely on technology

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