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  1. In Search Race, Ballmer Seeks More Eyeballs

    Just over a year after the software giant made a public - and unsolicited - bid for the Sunnyvale search engine, the playing field has changed. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer just can't get away from questions about going after Yahoo - again.

  2. 50 Most Memorable Moments in Search for 2008

    Yahoo changes minimum bid policy on search ads Microsoft Makes Unsolicited Offer for Yahoo! Board Investor Carl Icahn wasn't happy with Yahoo's rejection of Microsoft's generous offer, so he threatened a hostile takeover of his own for the annual...

  3. SearchDay: Link Building with Customers

    The moves were all part of a previously reached agreement by Yahoo and Icahn following months of drama resulting from an unsolicited bid by Microsoft to buy Yahoo. Microsoft Webmaster Tools Update Posted by Eric Enge Aug 6, 2008 Microsoft has just...

  4. Microsoft's $1.5 Billion Plan to Retain Yahoo Employees

    The shareholders who filed the suit feel that Yahoo hasn't responded in good faith to Microsoft's bid. While we await the news of Microsoft's next move in its pursuit of the unsolicited Yahoo acquisition, the Wall Street Journal has learned that...

  5. 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.

  6. Highlights from the SEW Blog: April 14-18, 2008

    Microsoft Hires Lobbyists in Anticipation of Yahoo AcquisitionMicrosoft is preparing for the best in its unsolicited bid for Yahoo. Yahoo Implements Minimum Bid Price ChangeIn February, Yahoo announced that minimum bids for Sponsored Search will no...

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

    Microsoft Gets Tired of WaitingMicrosoft is apparently tired of waiting for Yahoo to respond to its unsolicited takeover bid, and has issued a deadline of April 26 for Yahoo to come to terms on an acquisition agreement, or face a hostile takeover.

  8. Yahoo Execs Bad Mouthing AOL!

    Swisher overheard them "talking about the unhappiness they felt over the possible deal Yang was concocting with AOL, as an alternate to the unsolicited bid made by Microsoft. Guess Yahoo does not want to partner with anyone these days.well apart...