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Microsoft & Alibaba Seeking Partners for Yahoo Bid

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A bidding war for a potential buy of Yahoo is in the preliminary stages. While Microsoft, Alibaba, and several purchasing groups ready their figures and hunt for partners, Yahoo's Jerry Yang assures us that a buyout is only option being examined. A bidding war for a potential buy of Yahoo is in the preliminary stages. While Microsoft, Alibaba, and several purchasing groups ready their figures and hunt for partners, Yahoo's Jerry Yang assures us that a buyout is only option being examined. 0 Comments

Google’s Hulu Bid ‘In the Range of $4 Billion’

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Google made the highest bid for streaming video site Hulu, reportedly around $4 billion, more than double what it paid for YouTube. However, Google was also bidding on some as-yet unspecified extras that didn’t meet the conditions of Hulu’s owners. Google made the highest bid for streaming video site Hulu, reportedly around $4 billion, more than double what it paid for YouTube. However, Google was also bidding on some as-yet unspecified extras that didn’t meet the conditions of Hulu’s owners. 0 Comments

Google Makes Huge Bid for Hulu Plus Licensing

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Some early details on the Hulu bidding war have been released. With bids in the $1.5 billion to $2 billion range, the top competitors are Yahoo, Amazon, and the Dish Network, but Google has reportedly made an offer for a larger-scale purchase. Some early details on the Hulu bidding war have been released. With bids in the $1.5 billion to $2 billion range, the top competitors are Yahoo, Amazon, and the Dish Network, but Google has reportedly made an offer for a larger-scale purchase. 0 Comments

Video Search in China: Baidu vs. Youku

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With close to 340 million Chinese Internet users watching video online and browsing time close to 4 billion hours, Baidu and Youku are battling for viewers. An overview of the two key Chinese video search players, plus potential ad opportunities. With close to 340 million Chinese Internet users watching video online and browsing time close to 4 billion hours, Baidu and Youku are battling for viewers. An overview of the two key Chinese video search players, plus potential ad opportunities. 0 Comments