Wednesday, April 01, 2009

China Buys Google


The People's Republic of China has acquired a controlling stake in the United States' fastest growing technology company, Google.

Google announced the transfer of 140m shares of Class B stock to a new entity owned by the Chinese Ministry of Information...The deal raises urgent national security questions.

...Amongst the assets acquired by the Chinese government is NASA's Ames Research Center. Google announced a partnership with Ames last year, and, as it turns out, the move laid the groundwork for the takeover by the PRC.

More on this story at the Silicon Valley Register

Sia

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4 comments:

beweaver said...

I find this horrifying.

Sia said...

Did you click on the link?

Sia

Anonymous said...

; - )

SnakeMoon

Riverwolf, said...

Sia, you are such the kidder! You had me going for a few seconds! Good one.