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  1. Microsoft CEO: We've Got Siri Beat, Bing vs Google = Draw

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took the stage at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco for the first time in three years to talk Bing vs. While acknowledging the value of their alliance, Ballmer noted they Microsoft had been “lucky” their bid to buy...

  2. In Search Race, Ballmer Seeks More Eyeballs

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer just can't get away from questions about going after Yahoo - again. Ever since Ballmer declared that Microsoft is moving on last July, he's never wavered from that stance. So when Ballmer recently said that any deal with...

  3. 50 Most Memorable Moments in Search for 2008

    turned the initial offer down, endured an "ultimatum" from Steve Ballmer, was rumored to have rejected an increased offer of $33 a share, and neglected to negotiate selling off just the search portion of Yahoo!

  4. SearchDay | Paid Links: A Black Hat/White Hat Discussion

    Ivory is smart to call for only selling search to Microsoft, as Steve Ballmer has repeatedly made clear that he's no longer interested in buying the whole enchilada. My current bid is . Jerry Yang's Casual Note To Employees Thrown Overboard Posted...

  5. Microsoft Withdraws Yahoo Offer; Yahoo Responds

    Below is the text of the letter from Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Yahoo! In a letter to Jerry Yang (full text below), Steve Ballmer cited Yahoo's intention to outsource search as the primary reason he decided to scotch the deal.

  6. Highlights from the SEW Blog: April 7-11, 2008

    Yahoo to Microsoft: We Already Dumped YouAfter Microsoft issued its ultimatum to Yahoo this weekend, giving them three more weeks before things get ugly, Yahoo's board of directors responded this morning, reminding Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer that...

  7. Microsoft Gets Tired of Waiting

    On Saturday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sent a following letter to Yahoo's Board of Directors, outlining Microsoft's displeasure with Yahoo dragging its feet for the past few weeks instead of jumping into Microsoft's arms.

  8. Search and the Law: Attorney Clarke Douglas Walton

    Fadnation: Why Steve Ballmer Could Be Right, TechCrunch Microsoft’s Ballmer Plays Down ‘Faddish’ Facebook, Plays Up Ad-Supported Software, paidContent Yes, in the U.S.and Canada, they allow companies to bid on trademarks as keywords to trigger...

  9. Daily SearchCast, Sept. 6, 2005: Microsoft Temper Tantrums, Google Size Increase?, Getting Listed In Technorati's Blog Finder, Post-Katrina People Finding Effort & Images On Google Plus More

    Today's search podcast covers allegations that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer had a temper tantrum involving cursing and chair throwing over an employee defection to Google, Kai-Fu Lee takes another bizarre turn as allegations are levied in court...