Google Philippines Acquires Coolbuster.net

Google Philippines has acquired Coolbuster.net for a whopping P50 Million. The technology and search giant finally sealed the deal on Sunday, March 31, 2013, after three months of negotiations.

“We are honored to announce that we have acquired Coolbuster.net, one of the best Philippine-based news and entertainment blogs,” said Narciso Reyes, Country Manager for Google Philippines.

“In the coming weeks, Filipinos from all over the world will witness a transformation of this site. It will become a source of information on bloggers and blogging as well as search engine optimization (SEO),” Reyes, who formerly heads Google PH sales, added.

Asked about initial changes to be made on the site, Reyes revealed that on Monday, April 8, Coolbuster will be renamed “Google Cool.”

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