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— Journalist Dan Rather in a radio interview with NPR member station KETR.
Not many (did any?) people predicted AOL’s acquisition of The Huffington Post and a recent Wall Street Journal article says Google and Facebook are having “low-level talks” with Twitter. Steven Pearlstein of The Washington Post says media mergers are likely to be more frequent.
So, what’s the next big media/tech deal?
The other day, I was trying to figure out when a company launched and realized this helpful trick. Just type the company’s name and “founded” for the best result based on sites such as Wikipedia, TechCrunch and Answers.com. It also pulls the info from the company’s Web site.