What happened two years ago today?
Google still has some challenges in front of it. But many inside the industry really want the company to launch some jaw dropping products and resolve the scale issues of flight search.
As the second quarter of 2010 drew to a close, Google‘s widely rumoured acquisition of ITA Software had already moved past the “if” category to “when”.
But despite the mountains of speculation in the media and gossip kicking around in various back-channels during June of that year, Google agrees to buy ITA Software for $700 million in cash was still enough of a headline on 1 July to send immediate reverberations into almost every corner of the industry.
[The simple story announcing the deal remains one of the most popular and most commented of all time on Tnooz]
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