Google, the world’s number one Web search provider, has filed with U.S. regulators to become a publicly listed company and sell as much as $2.7 billion (1.5 billion pounds) in stock in a widely expected initial public offering.
Mountain View, California-based Google said it would seek to list on either the Nasdaq market or the New York Stock Exchange.
Hey – I’m all for capitalism and all that. But I do hope that the Google that I know and love doesn’t change whichever wind the stockholders happen to be blowing. *sigh*