Who Should Microsoft Buy?
from the choices,-choices dept
The Red Herring is back in the suggestions business. This time, they’re making suggestions on what sort of acquisitions Microsoft should make with their ample cash reserves. Among the suggested names are Symantec, Earthlink, Epiphany and Groove (Gates did call Groove’s Ray Ozzie one of the best programmers ever or something to that effect). They also suggest things like Openwave, to get more traction in the wireless space. Of course, chances are that the longer the wait, the cheaper a lot of these companies are going to become. If not, they’ll just build an exact replica in house and keep improving it until it’s better than the original. I think they should buy Techdirt, just because someone recently accused me of being a Microsoft basher. That would shut me up.