Does anyone else wonder why secret stuff at Google has been leaking so much recently?
First it was GDrive. Then it was the 2006 financial target. Then Google Calendar or CL2.
Inadvertent? A result of hyper-growth and lack of controls? Or for all you conspiracy theorists out there, a strategy to communicate bad news without having to communicate the bad news? Alternately, is it a strategy to communicate alpha products to keep brand and stock momentum going? Like the new beta releases that seem to last forever, this goes in the opposite direction – and techies are biting hard on every bone that GOOG throws their way.