Trend report: 06/20/2008
Trend review: By viewing the trendsactions portfolios, we can suggest local routes expansions are not to hold an interest by Google, Microsoft nor Yahoo. In the last 3 years, those falling under this category were ..more»
Trend report: 06/14/2008
Trend review: Since 2005 Microsoft has added to its acquisition portfolio companies that deal with applications (15), advertising (8), office (7) and search (5). Out of all those acquisitions, 4 of the acquired companies are considered “big shots (4): Fast (search), Aquantive (advertising), Spring Source (applications) and - Facebook shares (social media).
Trend report: 05/25/2008
Trend review: Since the beginning of 2007 Google has acquired 16 companies. During this time, Microsoft has been doing some heavy purchasing, mostly to build out its on-line presence– has acquired 24 companies: 15 companies during 2007 , and another 9 companies this year 2008.