Recently, I posted a piece speculating on Google's future plans. This post featured a reference to an article by Robert Cringley. Cringley has now posted this article in which he further speculates on Google's plans (in addition to correcting some errors in his previous piece). Om Malik adds weight to Cringley's speculations in this posting on his blog.
So how does this frame Google's competition (and competitive position)? Does Microsoft's investment in the Xbox make more sense in this context? Who else might have an interest in competing here? What about Whitacre and his recent comments? What kind of future do you think is emerging, based on these (and other) speculations and analyses?
And then there is this ....