The growth of Google over the last decade has been fast and steady. They haven’t had the skyrocket moments that marked the rise of many tech companies but they’ve never really slowed down either. As a company, they have been running a marathon but done so at a pace one-notch below a sprint very similar to Apple. The growth is scary to some. Should we be worried? Before you answer that question for yourself, check out this infographic and then make your decision. The real question isn’t whether or not we trust them. The real question is whether or not we can stop using them if we decide we don’t trust them….
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At any point over the last year, you could be forgiven for momentarily thinking the sheen had come off Apple. A slew of criticisms arose, of the kind that would have severely damaged most companies. Among them: the App Store has been widely critiqued for its closed nature and arbitrary approval process. Apple has been slammed by Adobe and others for refusing to incorporate Flash, and instead trying to kill it in the process. To make matters worse, many have spoken out against Apple’s obsession with secrecy, blase approach to workers’ rights in China or their notoriously uncommunicative nature….