I drove by a lemonade stand in rural Kentucky and was offered a free Google
On Wednesday night, Google announced that it's teaming up with Adobe
There's clearly money to be made here. Adobe collects a little bit of coin for every convert. Now that there are several companies bidding for Adobe's eyeballs -- including Microsoft
Google isn't the first search heavy to crave Adobe's audience. Two years ago, Yahoo!
Mr. Softy needs to be a little more assertive here to keep up. It can't assume that its operating-system software and browser are sacrosanct to others. It no longer has a Teflon billboard. Rivals are wallpapering over it. No, this isn't a cheap game to play, but all of the players have billions in the bank.
Hurry up, Microsoft -- that lemonade stand won't be dishing out pure refreshment forever.
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz is a huge fan of Google, and it would be his homepage if it weren't for Fool.com taking up that piece of real estate. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.