Google Wants To Buy DoubleClick

Google Inc. announced it was purchasing DoubleClick Inc. for $3.1 billion. Google's DoubleClick purchase comes six months after they bought YouTube.com for $1.65 billion.

Microsoft says: "This proposed acquisition raises serious competition and privacy concerns."

At the time of the DoubleClick announcement, Google's balance sheet showed a cash position of $11.24 billion with zero debt and GOOG was at $466.29 per share.

Exercises
  1. 3.1 billion written in scientific notation is ______________.

  2. Google is paying _______% more for DoubleClick than they did for YouTube.

  3. The price for DoubleClick approximates _______% of Google's cash.


Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 16 April 2007

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