Social networking, not search, is the tech sector du jour, but there are signs that now might be the perfect time to make a big bet on Google.
Will Rovio sell out or look to go it alone and IPO? Possible suitors aren’t difficult to imagine from Google, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) to The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). If I were them, I’d be booking a flight to Rovio’s headquarters as soon as possible.
Get hard number son smartphone market share and penetration in the U.S. in 2010 in our State of the Mobile Union Address.
For all the buzz we hear about social gaming companies like Zynga Game Network Inc., which has an estimated market cap of $5 billion on private exchanges, there are thousands of other small-time operations that are making a killing building mobile apps.