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Is google taking over the internet?

over the past few day i have learned that google has become THE INTERNET whether you want it to or not... im a student and if there was a pool for the most common phrase it would be "just google it". This article http://www.infoworld.com/articles/hn/xml/02/12/04/021204hnshop.html?s=IDGNS
has information that 90% of gift shopping was done on 4 search engines. 4!!! out of 342,000,000 (i googled it) also the google mail, google stock, google news, will the internet eventually be controled by google?

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"The Internet..."

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"The Internet", no, "an Internet", yes.

I have found a new love for Google. I used to be scared, but I'm born again. "Don?t be Evil" to Google.

Google has some bigger things that that. Google VPN, Google Wi-Fi and such like.

Remember, Google is just a bunch of Geeks who are very dedicated to tech, they don't mean to be scary, they just don't understand how their advancements effect us mere consumers.

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yes i love google it is increadible but it was google, yahoo,etc. now its google and only google do you ever hear "yahoo it" or "aol it" i dont know about you but i laugh at how strange that sounds because all i hear and see is google and it is growing at a fast pace just a few years ago the word google was not known... now look at it...by the way its in the dictionary...

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They got cash.

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Going public gave Google lots (more) cash and they are spending a good bit of it buying. I guess it's like winning the lottery, in a relatively short period; you buy a lifetime of goods. Google has just won the lottery.

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