Google’s Dead Ducks

Recently Google Korea firstly acquired TNC, the famous blog service developing company that has made Textcube (a.k.a Tattertools) similar with WordPress case. It became buzz in a flash by many famous blogs such as Techcrunch, GigaOM, NY Times, VentureBeat, InformationWeek, The Inquisitr, Epicenter, p2pnetPortfolio, WebProNews, AppScout, Webware.com, Valleywag and Pulse 2.0.

They have developed Tattertools as an open source software under GPL and developed and sold Tistory.com to Daum – now Tistory became one of top 20 properties in Korea. Before this acquisition, TNC are preparing Textcube.com resembling WordPress.com. Surely its success is based on philosophy of open and user-participation service model.

After announcement of acquisition, there are two prospects 1) recovering a lack of local search power by offering new blogging service, 2) giving synergy effects to blogger.com in dull compared with WordPress and Sixapart’s excellent blogging functions.

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