Linked by snydeq on Mon 8th Aug 2011 22:14 UTC
Google InfoWorld's Neil McAllister questions whether slowing product development, legal woes, and rising bureaucracy will signal trying times ahead for Google. "With Google's rapid growth have come new challenges. It faces intense competition in all of its major markets, even as it enters new ones. Its newer initiatives have often struggled to reach profitability. It must answer multiple ongoing legal challenges, to say nothing of antitrust probes in the United States and Europe. Privacy advocates accuse it of running roughshod over individual rights. As a result, it's becoming more cautious and risk-averse. But worst of all, as it grows ever larger and more cumbersome, it may be losing its appeal to the highly educated, impassioned workers that power its internal knowledge economy." Note from Thom: Are Apple's Microsoft's Google's days behind it? I don't think you can call yourself a technology giant without a '[...] is dying'-article.
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While for most companies this may be the case, it is possible for a company to be good to their customers and employees and still make money. Being in business doesn't mean you have to be a total bastard whenever it comes to money. There is a small yet growing trend to incorporate in Ohio versus Delaware. The state you incorporate in dictates your business guidelines (maybe the wrong word?). Ohio has a much more lenient disposition for companies to make decisions based on things other than the bottom line.

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