Google laid the hammer down by announcing OpenSocial. For those out there that thought that Facebook was the next big thing and would lead to Google’s eventual downfall, think again. Google has done it again by strategically abstracting themselves from the social network wars.
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Google’s market capitalization makes it worth more than the rest of the Big Web combined! Here are some rough calculations and ball-park figures:
Oct 29 2007
3tera provides a virtual data center solution. Just like VMWare virtualizes physical computers, 3tera’s AppLogic virtualizes entire data centers. This is incredible technology that provides huge time-savings and simplicity. They have brought utility computing to the masses. Now, administrators can manage thousands of machines in an instant. Here is an exclusive interview with Bert Armijo, […]
Oct 25 2007
On August 9, 2004, NVidia stock opened at $3.23 per share (split-adjusted). Today, even with a large, one-day price drop, NVidia stock opened at $36.85. That’s over 11.4 times in a little over 4 years! To put that in perspective, it has been a better stock than Google in the same time period. (Google is […]
Oct 12 2007
Google is an amazing company. I have written quite extensively on the merits of their technologies and platforms. However, as with every corporation, there are improvements that can be made to their product line.
Oct 10 2007
As Google bids, along with Verizon and a host of other companies, in the FCC’s 700 MHz wireless spectrum auction, AT&T has managed to bypass the fray by purchasing $2.5 Billion in 700 MHz wireless spectrum from Aloha Partners. Why is the wireless spectrum so important? And why are industry giants fighting for it?
Oct 9 2007
One of the hassles of using web applications is that there must be a constant connection to the Internet. When an Internet connection is disrupted, no work can get done. Google Gears is an innovative solution to this problem. It enables offline access to programs that normally can only work online. When the Internet connection […]
Oct 8 2007
Google is now in an all-out war with Microsoft for market supremacy. They invaded Microsoft’s turf when they launched Google Apps in 2006. By launching Google Apps they are able to simultaneously attack Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows.