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  1. Ouch! Microsoft's Latest Bid for Yahoo Half of 2008 Offer

    Bloomberg reported that the Silver Lake consortium - which includes Microsoft - has offered $16.60 per share for a minority stake in Yahoo, much lower than the $31 per share tender made in 2008. If either Microsoft or Alibaba acquire part or all of...

  2. It's Official: Microsoft and Yahoo! Finally Strike Search Deal

    No, Microsoft will not be acquiring all of Yahoo! Microsoft and Yahoo! Microsoft will also be able to integrate Yahoo! Microsoft will pay Yahoo! Microsoft and Yahoo! will not be slicing off search and selling it off to Microsoft.

  3. Yet Another Yahoo! Heads to Microsoft

    Larry Heck, the vice president of Search & Advertising Sciences at Yahoo Labs, has been wooed by Microsoft. That leaves Carol Bartz will less leverage if she indeed wants to strike some kind of deal - even a partnership or a search-only sell-off...

  4. AdGooroo Releases Q4 2008 Search Advertising Data

    entity would increase large advertiser counts on the Live Search network by 157 percent, making a strong case for Microsoft acquiring Yahoo! A combined Microsoft/Yahoo! Microsoft continued to close the gap in advertiser share with Yahoo: In Q3, Yahoo!

  5. Regulators to Prevent Google from Bailing Out Yahoo?

    So, unless something magical happens to Yahoo (like an acquisition by Microsoft - oh wait), then antitrust issues won't even matter. Adding fuel to that fire is that regulators have been lobbied hard by Microsoft, who is probably looking to watch...

  6. SearchDay: Search Ad Tools Help Manage Complexity

    Microsoft's Live Maps Schools Google, Yahoo, Ask and AOL in Georgia Mapping Posted by Nathania Johnson Aug 13, 2008 If you've been keeping up with the conflict in South Ossetia, perhaps you were curious about where the contentious events were...

  7. Yahoo's Latest Letter to Shareholders: We'll Sell for $33 Per Share

    But Microsoft's flip flops and inconsistencies over the past five months are so stupefying that one can only conclude that Microsoft was never fully committed to acquiring Yahoo! In a letter that is likely to believed by almost no one, Yahoo...

  8. Google CEO Affirms Stance on Independent Yahoo

    In the wake of Carl Icahn's declaration that Microsoft would buy a Yahoo run be a different board (and Microsoft's affirmation of the claim), Google CEO Eric Schmidt hasn't changed his position on what should happen with Yahoo.

  9. Yahoo Rejects Microsoft: Worst Decision Ever?

    Will the Yahoo decision to refuse Microsoft's offer go down as one of the biggest missed opportunities of the Internet industry? With shareholders up in arms, Sunnyvale-based Yahoo has been trying to raise doubts about the legitimacy of Microsoft's...

  10. Microsoft Prepares Push into Chinese Search Market

    Yahoo has a strong showing in Asia, something the Sunnyvale search engine wishes Microsoft would have taken into consideration when making its recent unsolicited bid. No doubt, acquiring Yahoo is part of Microsoft's overall Asia strategy.