It turns out that owning the starting point on the Internet is really, really valuable. Check out this interesting post about Google and the Third Age of Computing at Skrentablog.
Google is indeed the start page for the internet. That is why some call them the Ultimate Money Making Machine.
Navigation is a great business in the Networked World. Search is one way to navigate. In my earlier post I wrote about other forms of navigation. Who will make money on those?