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MSFT-Yahoo................take II

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

Sunday, May 18, 2008
11 years ago3,153 views

sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi ...

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

<<Microsoft Corp. says it is talking to Yahoo Inc. about a transaction that won't involve a full buyout.>>

Wish the article would go into more detail on what it is they're talking about then...

Ianf [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

At this stage in the acquisition/ partnership process it is difficult to speculate either way, but, by *apparently* not proposing to take YHOO over lock, stock, and barrel, M$FT may be doing a smart thing – they acquire a sizeable interest in one of the few major Internet-centric companies, and one that is far better suited for change than their own, by now highly entropic, Windowshit-infested campus "culture." Just a thought expressed in mere 67-word sentence (81 including this self-referential tally).

/pd [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

was this a surpraise ?? I mean we have discussed this here
blogoscoped.com/forum/130278.h ...

Martin Porcheron [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

<<Wish the article would go into more detail on what it is they're talking about then...>>
My guess is taking over Yahoo! Search Advertising in return for $$$ in cash for Yahoo!.

Microsoft is really trying to push its advertising platform and this is exactly what it needs to get it going.

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

MSFT wants to buy Yahoo Search

biz.yahoo.com/rb/080519/yahoo_ ...

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