Tarek Chaaban

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Google Buy You Tube

Google or (Goo Tube as someone gave it this name at dp forum) finally bought You Tube ! price : 1,65 billion … yes a little project can do a lot … !

Yutube is only 1,5 years old ! imagine …

Google announced Monday afternoon that it would buy YouTube, the popular video-sharing Web site, for stock that it valued at $1.65 billion.

Google beat out a number of other YouTube suitors, including Microsoft, Viacom, Yahoo and the News Corporation. By successfully negotiating the deal, Google has once again proved that it is the Internet’s dominant player

Google expects the acquisition to be finalized by the end of 2006.

This is just the beginning of the war between Microsoft and Google …

Some Comments on this subject :

From my point of view, Google is just making the same that Microsoft did in the past.

Purchasing all the services that might compete with them, leaving to surfer no other option

Which is kind of true , Next question would be :

what is the main goal of Google ? most of your info is in there database …

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