What are Google’s most expensive acquisitions? Everyone knows Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) thanks to the huge success of its internet search engine, yet the firm has also been expanding at an accelerated pace. As the company’s growth trajectory remained on a solid course, investments followed, allowing Google to become a major player in the technology industry. In fact, more than one hundred firms were purchased by the internet giant, in order to get to where it is today.
Since we recently presented a list of the 10 best industries to invest in, we thought it would be interesting to take a closer look at where Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is putting its money. Yet due to the large amount of company purchases, we decided to just focus on the top 10 of Google’s most expensive acquisitions.
After combing through the following list, one thing will become clear: mobile technology is the goal. Despite starting out as a simple internet search engine, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is so much more, as the success of Android has demonstrated. The operating system for mobile devices Android has not only turned into the most popular OS in the cellphone industry, but has allowed Google to venture into new territory. So let’s take a look at the top 10 of Google’s most expensive acquisitions or check out Apple’s most expensive acquisitions.