"Of course the most obvious way for Facebook to take it to Google would be in basic search, but that’s where I’d see Facebook playing a similar card to Google and accepting number two status in search by acquiring Bing from Microsoft. This makes sense for both companies since it would probably happen as a stock deal with Microsoft increasing its Facebook holdings (and influence). For Facebook buying Bing this week would cost a lot less than it would have last week, since it can pay with bloated stock.I, Cringely » Blog Archive Google+ versus Facebook it's the apps stupid - Cringely on technology
There’s no do-or-die in this, but Facebook and Google are lining-up as each other’s main enemies and in order to compete each will start to look a lot more like the other."
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
I, Cringely » Blog Archive Google+ versus Facebook it's the apps stupid - Cringely on technology
Concluding paragraphs of an intriguing Cringely post