Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 18th May 2013 21:33 UTC
Google Why does Google get so much credit in the technology industry? Why, despite the company's many obvious failings, do many geeks and enthusiasts still hold a somewhat positive view on the all-knowing technology giant? A specific talk at Google I/O this week provides the answer.
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RE: google is profitable
by Morgan on Tue 21st May 2013 14:37 UTC in reply to "google is profitable"
Morgan
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2005-06-29

Not that I'm a fan of Facebook, but if they aren't profitable where did they get the money to buy out so many startups?

As for Amazon, they seem to be focused more on growth than huge margins right now:

http://www.theverge.com/2013/4/25/4266416/amazon-q1-2013-earnings

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