Technology does not compound very well, which means technology assets do not give long term advantage, and barely protect from shocks.
Google did not buy Altavista assets to become a market leader. (Altavista was the biggest search engine before Google came out of the wood).
Facebook did not buy Friendster or MySpace to become a market leader. They
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