AtLast Software says Google bought out the company. An AtLast employee blogs on Google's blog about the purchse. The SketchUp Web site has a Google logo.
Call me ignorant. But after watching (the dreadful) Flightplan last night (my daughter picked it out), I got to wondering. What if the SketchUp never boarded the Google flight? Did AtLast Software hijack the media plane, detonating an explosion of a CAD-GIS news story?
Let's look at the lack of evidence:
Well, we have just enough evidence for me to go back to my former theory: SketchUp is hidden away deep in the bowels of the world's biggest company (shareprice-wise).