Whitey - 1:34 am on Sep 14, 2011 (gmt 0)
Kayak said today that the company isn't afraid of a competitive threat from Google.
"We're confident in our ability to compete, and we believe our flight search technology is superior," the company told TechCrunch in a statement.
We recognize Google is a formidable competitor but they haven't been successful in every vertical they've entered. We use multiple data sources and proprietary technology, all of which helps us in our efforts to provide people with comprehensive, fast and accurate answers to their flight search needs." [ibtimes.com...]
Widgets with Adsense will probably come next surely and this may spread outside the US/Canada.
Is there a place for meta search companies to really compete in the face of Google taking hold of large chunks of strategic data?