I know big companies like to purchase the cool new little guy. First, it was Skype and now Yammer. Big sigh…. It is not that I don’t want cool new companies to grow; I just hate when a great idea is then commercialized not for the sake of growing the company, but when the main goal is to make money – Often at the cost of quality of the product being sold. Here is a novel thought; give the people what they want for a fair or low price so they want to buy the product!
Only time will tell. I guess I am a little jaded based on history.
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