Barring some unlikely bolt of inspiration at Microsoft, Google should continue to pad its already formidable lead in search advertising. And now that Google CEO Eric Schmidt says the company intends to turn its attention to display ads, who of sane mind would bet against its chances?
We're still quite a way from the point where regulators conclude that Google is too big for its britches, but just for fun, I typed the question, "Is Google a monopoly?" into my search engine. (Wanna guess which search engine I use?) My query brought back 461,000 responses. Clearly, … Read more