Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday October 26, 2011

Google Bought 27 Companies In 3Q

Google spent more than a half billion dollars on 27 companies in the third quarter. That's almost sixty acquisitions so far this year and they still have three months to go. eek!

Google spent more than $500 million to acquire another 27 companies during the third quarter, the busiest shopping spree in the Internet search leader's history. The latest flurry of deals raised Google's acquisition count to 57 companies through the first nine months of the year. That already exceeds Google Inc.'s previous annual record of 48 acquisitions reached last year.