In the past year I had signed up for services that are now no longer independent.
What is happening? Is everything I signup for going to be gobble up by the big guys?
There are many who thinks of Microsoft as the evil empire who tries to take over the world from the technology perspective.
At least for the software industry there are new kid(s) on the block trying to take the title from Microsoft; namely Google.
Although I cannot totally disagree with the critics about their new label for Google. I personally do not have as much dislike for Google as I have for Microsoft. I like Google, except for their recent decisions to keep releasing services that are platform specific (Windows). Rather than developing service that are based on Open Standards, which is what the Internet is.
Will the new “Evil Empire” be Google or Yahoo. I guess we will soon know.