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Google Piles onto Microsoft Grudge Match

You've got to love when monopolies fight. In one corner, you have Microsoft holding on to its IE monopoly by the skin of its well-maintained teeth. In the other, you have Google steadily building control of search -- with the rest of the Internet seemingly to come.

You'd think Google would have enough pride to stay out the European Union's prolonged fight against IE. But no. Google claims there's nearly zero competition in the browser space (maybe because Chrome has a share smaller than Moxie has in soda sales).

Posted by Doug Barney on 02/27/2009 at 1:16 PM


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