If Selling Out to Google Isn't a Good Business Model...

Rob Hof

... why does it seem to work so well? The latest to get scooped up: Web-based word processing startup Writely. I agree with the many folks who worrry that there are too many Web 2.0 companies whose sole goal seems to be creating an elaborate job application to Google, Yahoo, or Microsoft. But can you really blame them?

Lots of speculation on who's next. Anyone want to place bets?