The fourth horseman of tech.
From Daisuke Wakabayashi’s “Google Reaches $1 Trillion in Value, Even as It Faces New Tests” in Friday’s New York Times.
For all the changes facing Google, one constant has remained: It is essentially the sole proprietor of the internet’s most lucrative business. Google search is the on-ramp to much of the internet, and placing advertising next to key search terms is a necessity for most businesses, who risk forgoing traffic to a competitor.
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My take: One fifth of the way into the 21st century, this is where the cash flows.