The list is long and very well documented in the mainstream press, but let's just focus on MS & Facebook to stick to the theme of this thread. G kicks sand at MS: - Google Docs vs. MS Office - Chrome vs. MS Explorer - Chrome OS (coming soon) vs. Windows - Gmail vs. Hotmail - Android vs. Windows Mobile
G kicks sand at Facebook: - OpenSocial vs. Facebook
Google is picking fights all over the place, and in some cases, where it has very little to gain and where the competitor has a whole lot to lose. IMO, they are just begging the competition to join together and give them a beating.