Scores.org have complied an image of Google’s Acquisitions over the past 10 years.
Research by Scores.org (click to view the full size image)
There are some well known acquisitions such as FeedBurner and YouTube, but many little hidden ones such as PhatBits (a widget engine) or Sprinks (a former PPC engine).
Let us know in the comments what software that you use that Google now owns.
Google Acquisitions on [Scores.org] via [Download Squad]
It appears that BitTorrent is useful for Legal uses after all (we all knew that didn’t we). It turns out some of the major Social Media sites such as Facebook and Twitter use BitTorrent to roll out code changes to their several thousand servers around the globe…in a matter of minutes.
You can find a list of other companies that use BitTorrent on Wikipedia
[Photo thanks to pleeker]