by CIO Staff

Google Morphs Into Multifaceted Juggernaut

Oct 03, 20051 min

It took just seven years for Google to evolve from a bare-bones online search engine to an IT Borg that seems to assimilate another interesting technology every other week. An Associated Press article on reports that thanks to $7.1 billion in shareholder support, Google is now positioned to head down a number of different paths including Internet driven computer platforms, a free wireless network or archiving every book ever written. While Google’s long-term goals may be obscure, there’s a consensus on one overarching point: “Google wants to be everywhere that people are,” said Danny Sullivan, who has followed the company closely as editor of the industry newsletter Search Engine Watch. Read more.

By Paul L. Kerstein