Buying Frenzy Continues With Microsoft Scooping aQuantive For $6B


Google bought DoubleClick. Yahoo bought Right Media. WPP bought 24/7Real Media. Microsoft, always the follower, never the leader, just bid $6 billion to acquire digital giant aQuantive. It's an information grab as companies wake up and realize their prized and proprietary information is increasingly in the hands of their very own competitors.

by Steve Hall    May-18-07   Click to Comment   
Topic: Agencies, Brands, Policy, Research, Tools, Trends and Culture   

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Good post! Does it appear to you that these businesses have a plan, like a marketing plan, or a outline of a business plan? I watch the hit and miss marketing of the Big 3 search engines and, sometimes, it is as if they do not have a clue.

Posted by: CyberCelt on May 18, 2007 9:57 PM