First, Google's sites (including YouTube) pass Microsoft's family in traffic. Then it lands the crown as world's most powerful brand, again taking Microsoft's place. ("Physical property is not included," a chart in a San Francisco Chronicle story helpfully notes.) Somehow, I have to think this kind of thing actually worries the folks at Google. I mean, how much higher can Google climb? And isn't the stumble going to be all the more painful when it inevitably comes?
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