Posts Tagged ‘GOOG’

Google’s Road Map to Global Domination

July 6, 2017

$GOOG’s Road Map to Global Domination
http://www.NYTimes.com/2013/12/15/magazine/googles-plan-for-global-domination-dont-ask-why-ask-where.html Old article but discussion on #opendata v closed maps still relevant

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“O’Reilly is more skeptical. “An open-hardware play broke the IBM monopoly, an open-software play broke the Microsoft monopoly, and eventually an open-data play will prevail,” O’Reilly admits, but he points out that those earlier cases were not instances of direct competition between rival companies. “It wasn’t a plug-compatible mainframe clone that dethroned IBM; it wasn’t a free operating system like Linux that dethroned Windows.” Rather, he says, “it was this toy, the personal computer, it was the global operating system that we call the Internet.”
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Google parent Alphabet passes Apple market cap at the open

February 7, 2016

Alphabet passes Apple market cap http://www.cnbc.com/2016/02/01/google-passes-apple-as-most-valuable-company.html 4 largest now in tech ($GOOG $547B, $AAPL 529, $MSFT 425, $FB 326) w/ big oil at #5
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Shares of Alphabet opened nearly 3 percent higher Tuesday, pushing the
technology giant’s market capitalization past Apple to become the
world’s most valuable public company.

Alphabet has a market cap of $547.1 billion, higher than Apple’s
$529.3 billion as of 9:45 a.m. ET.

Apple’s massive market cap is still trailed by Microsoft ($425.7
billion),Facebook ($326.2 billion) and Exxon Mobil ($310.1 billion) to
round out the list of the world’s five biggest companies.
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How Could Google’s New Logo Be Only 305 Bytes, While Its Old Logo Is 14,000 Bytes?

September 15, 2015

How Could $GOOG’s New Logo Be Only ~.3kB, While [Old] Is 14kB? http://gizmodo.com/how-could-googles-new-logo-be-only-305-bytes-while-its-1728793790 A Triumph for San-serif v serif fonts HT @KirkDBorne

How to Survive the Next Wave of Technology Extinction – NYTimes.com

February 22, 2014

How to Survive the Next Wave of Tech Extinction: Use $AAPL hardware, $GOOG services, $AMZN media & connector products
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/13/technology/personaltech/how-to-survive-the-next-wave-of-technology-extinction.html

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