Google—whose brand is estimated to be worth $100 billion—is the king of search. There’s no arguing that. But can someone take them down?
Time provides an interesting perspective on the search industry, discussing the yet-to-be-approved Microsoft/Yahoo marriage.
Reporter Frahad Manjoo also brings to light an irony: Google and Microsoft share a similar problem. Google derives about 97% of its revenue from advertising, while Microsoft makes the bulk of its money from just two products—Windows and Office. Hence, the reason they’re attempting to diversify with products like Chrome and Google Docs.