Silicon Valley Watcher - Former FT journalist Tom Foremski reporting from the intersection of technology and media

The crown jewels of the AOL-GOOG deal are not where you think they are...

Posted by Tom Foremski - December 21, 2005

The $1bn deal nets Google a lot more than the ads, (that's just the free stuff that comes with the deal.)

It's about the comms platform and the huge numbers of AIM users versus GTalk's MaryCeleste...imho.

Please see: These are the crown jewels of the AOL deal...

And please excuse the bouncing around--it's a new media :-)

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