Om Malik sees a common thread between Greg Smith's attack on Goldman Sachs (GS) and James...

|By:, SA News Editor

Om Malik sees a common thread between Greg Smith's attack on Goldman Sachs (GS) and James Whittaker's critique of Google's (GOOG) changes: each is going after his ex-employer for no longer putting its customers first. In Google's case, Malik sees a company straying from its core identity as an information provider in the name of a misguided attempt to become more "social."