Every day I get up, turn my system on and spend a few hours reading the blogs I follow. And every day I read posts hating Microsoft for reasons that can only be explained by a serious misunderstanding of reality.
Here I present you Google Failures of Epic Proportions (a.k.a the other side of the story).
|Original Idea||Google Copy||Result|
|Wikipedia||Knol||Fail, no one uses|
|YouTube||Google Video||Buyout, users don’t come|
|Exchange||Wave||Hype, does not deliver|
|Office||Docs||Mediocrity, does not compete|
|Paypal||Checkout||Poor vendor uptake, too many issues|
|Y! Answers||Google Answer||Fail|