Now that Kevin Rose works for Google, will Google acquire Scoble and MySpace Tom next?
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This seems like a departure from the Google of old, which was always looking for more technical talent:
Google essentially bought the team and tossed aside the actual company. Milk is shut down, and those not hired by Google were laid off, according to two people familiar with the deal. Surprisingly, the list of those cut includes Milk's engineers -- typically the team companies covet most when they acquire hot startups.
If the new Google+ strategy is to hire Google+ bloggers (instead of engineers), can acquiring Scoble and MySpace Tom be far behind?