Google: Like Kudzu

Patterson, Traci
December 2007
CED;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports on the success of Google Inc. as Internet King in 2007 with a few surprises and a well-known setback tacked on to its dynasty. Its $3.1 billion bid to acquire DoubleClick was postponed when the European Commission refused to approve the deal on competitive grounds. The company roiled the mobile market by announcing its interest in buying spectrum and then introducing the Android handset.


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