Sunday, August 28, 2005

Is Google The Next Microsoft?

From InsideBay Area Could Google be the next Microsoft?

Interesting story...The times, they are a changin.

For years, Silicon Valley hungered for a company mighty enough to best Microsoft. Now it has one such contender: the phenomenally successful Google.

But instead of embracing Google as one of their own, many in Silicon Valley are skittish about its size and power. They fret that the very strengths that made Google a search-engine phenomenon are distancing it from the entrepreneurial culture that produced it — and even transforming it into a threat.

Now, in the view of Kraus, "Microsoft is becoming IBM and Google is becoming Microsoft." Kraus is the chief executive and a founder of JotSpot

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