Google News is reporting bad news for Google.
Today’s Google News headlines on Google:
Google closes potentially devastating hole in desktop search
Cold to Google, Viacom partners with Joost
Google center in Caldwell County not what projected
YouTube copyright warnings expected soon
Phishing scam uses Google maps to locate victims
Google-CBS deal on YouTube unravels
Google not only is feeling the heat in its ongoing initiatives, it is failing to spark new excitement in 2007, as I put forth in ““Google’s Silence.”
In “Will Google Apps for Enterprise be on target?” I underscore that Google never met its promised 2006 Q4 official launch of a “beta” product for its touted first ever foray into offline advertising: Google Audio Ads for radio (see “Google Radio NOT a category killer”) and ask “Will Google Apps for Enterprise meet the same fate as Google Audio Ads, or will Google deliver on its enterprise promise?