__/ [ T.J. ] on Thursday 11 May 2006 13:32 \__
> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> While on the topic, why do you think Amazon/A9/Alexa moved to MSN/Live?
>> Google will sooner or later offer books and other merchandise.
Two typos above corrected. I find these embarrassing, but I must become less
>> Best wishes,
> Waterstones have just broken their connection with
> Amazon, supposedly to set up their own system.
> Be interesting to see if Google is involved in anyway.
There appears to be this gradual formation of /camps/, with executives
forming /pacts/ (e.g. Sun Microsystem-Google-OSDL-Mozilla-AOL,
Microsoft-eBay-Amazon-SAP, Apple-Disney-Pixar...). There are takeover and
fragmentations as well (e.g. Adobe-Macromedia, eBay-PayPal-Skype...).
I hope this doesn't means that we will end up with just a few giants rather
than a truly diverse market.
Roy S. Schestowitz
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