August 27, 2005

Google - the new Microsoft?

Author: Andrew Orlowski

Google is the new Microsoft, reckons author Gary Rivlin in a New York Times article provocatively titled Relax, Bill Gates; It's Google's Turn as the Villain. Silicon Valley sources quoted by Rivlin compare Google's ruthless and paranoid culture today with the Microsoft of old, bemoan its influence on the recruitment market, and note the reluctance of VCs to fund bright startups which might find themselves competing with Google. All of which is true -- but true enough to make the comparison stand?
Click Here!