Alphabet Inc. (Google's parent) has purchased Dick Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter. Dick's article quotes Google's CEO, Larry Page, as saying: "It’s a great time to be in the genealogy business."
Indeed! Any time is good for genealogy, so likely for the business part too. Read Dick Eastman's full article here: http://blog.eogn.com/2016/03/31/eastmans-online-genealogy-newsletter-purchased-by-google/#more-12690
(Written in Birmingham, England. First full day of my genealogy holiday here. More about that later.)