Google Doubling Down?
The AP picked up on the more interesting angle: At a $7 billion valuation compared to Google's $145 billion, Salesforce could be an enticing acquisition, and this deal would seem to be a step in that direction.
DoubleClick Inc. was only $3.1 billion, so Salesforce would be the "next level," as industry folk like to say. Think Google could stomach it?
— Craig Matsumoto, West Coast Editor, Light Reading