Is Microsoft Afraid of Google?

It’s good when a professor at Wharton finds himself agreeing with me.

“What Google wants to do is strategically decrease people’s reliance on Microsoft. It’s as simple as that,” says Wharton management professor Raphael Amit. Why Is Microsoft Afraid of Google? – Knowledge@Wharton

Despite the vague content of and tepid reception to the Google/Sun announcement (a toolbar, for goodness sakes), I think there’s something long term to it. Google wants to rule the world, but not in any evil way.

John Dvorak, of course, disagrees.