Yesterday Google launched its newest offspring, a less-than-impressive Google Finance site.
But wait, what was that remark in Google's 'Ten Things' Philosophy?
"2. It's best to do one thing really, really well.No, that's not how I remember it. Fortunately there's the Wayback Machine. The previous (April 1st, 2005) version of this page says it all:
Google does search. With one of the world's largest research groups focused exclusively on solving search problems, we know what we do well, and how we could do it better."
"2. It's best to do one thing really, really well.Ah, that's more like it. Let's see - chat, financial advice... Wonder when Google Horoscopes will hit the market?
Google does search. Google does not do horoscopes, financial advice or chat. With the largest research group in the world focused exclusively on solving search problems, Google knows what it does well and how it could be done better."