So why did Microsoft try so hard to buy Yahoo? Simply put, Google is Microsoft's nightmare come true, and the Windows maker needed Yahoo to better compete with that growing search beast in Silicon Valley.
Henry Blodget at Silicon Alley Insider has posted Tuesday a good look at how Microsoft's Windows and Google's search will stack up by 2009. The results aren't necessarily surprising, but they're certainly interesting to see in print: By this time next year, Blodget predicts, Google search will pass Windows in total revenue.
Blodget makes a few other significant points: Both … Read more