Google has come of age. The search engine is 21 years old today and, over the past two decades as it has become globally dominant, it has disrupted many businesses that are now struggling to survive.
Industries including publishing, retail, travel, payments and music and video distribution have all been significantly upended by the rise of the internet.
Google continues to innovate using its substantial financial firepower – and could arguably become even more all-prevailing over the next two decades. So, which industries could the tech behemoth have in its sights next?
Through its search engine, Google is the ultimate gatekeeper to information globally. Its valuable data could be used to disrupt…