There's a great deal of consternation within the newspaper industry about what Google's up to. You've got Google local aimed at newspaper markets, and Google AdSense, which is a threat to traditional advertising, and of late, Google Base, which seems aimed squarely at newspaper's classified revenue.
As a dedicated Google watcher, I'm using Google's customizable start up page as my home page, and every day, Google serves me up three interesting quotes.
Here's today's quote:
Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock. - Ben Hecht
Do you think Google is trying to tell us something?