Google will stumble in 2006

"...what goes up must come down--especially in technology, the most volatile industry the world has ever seen. Yes, I love Google, but my first prediction is that a year from now we won't think that the search company is the invincible behemoth that we do now."

David Kirkpatrick (Senior Editor at Fortune), Dec. 2005

Google to develop iTunes competitor

"We believe that Google is in the midst of creating its own iTunes competitor, which we've dubbed 'Google Tunes'," the analyst wrote in a client note issued today. "We think this is a logical step, now that the nascent Google Video product has been introduced."

Robert Peck (analyst at Bear Stearns), Jan. 2006