Should have noted David Rosenblatt leaving Google yesterday, yet another senior, well regarded exec finding Google not the place to be these days, also, Tim Armstrong has hired a Google colleague to replace the head of AOL sales, so there’s a trifecta.
Also buzzing: Time Warner is looking to buy back its AOL shares from Google (remember that deal?!) so it can spin the puppy out. I swear, if folks just listened to this guy back in 2004, we’d all have saved a few news cycles (and lord knows how much bleeding.)
Meanwhile, Google is “on a charm offensive” to try to stave off becoming the Microsoft of this decade, in terms of antitrust, Biz Week says.