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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. So when Ballmer recently said that any deal with Yahoo! Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer just can't get away...

  2. Yet Another Yahoo! Heads to 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 - with Microsoft. Heck is just the latest in a stream of Yahoos leaving the purple behind for employment with...

  3. 50 Most Memorable Moments in Search for 2008

    After rumors of a possible acquisition, Microsoft and Facebook simply expanded their existing partnership, which has the software giant invested in a 1.6% stake in the company, to include a Live Search on the social network.

  4. 'Twas the Monday After the Yahoo Shareholder Meeting

    Many are still furious with Yang and the gang for turning down Microsoft's sweet $33 per share deal. He believes the software giant will come back for another grab in 2009. Tell us your predictions for the Microsoft-Yahoo saga in the comments.

  5. Google CEO Affirms Stance on Independent Yahoo

    He also said that the Redmond-based software giant has a history of being anti-competitive, and that's evidence enough of their intentions with acquiring Yahoo. Of course, Google is facing its own anti-competitive issues with its recently announced...

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

    The AP is reporting that the software giant has hired lobbyists to address the inevitable regulatory concerns that will arise should the deal go through. Microsoft Hires Lobbyists in Anticipation of Yahoo AcquisitionMicrosoft is preparing for the...

  7. Murdoch to Yahoo: I'm Just Not Into You

    While admitting that it would be fun to beat Microsoft, Murdoch affirmed his loyalty to Google, which has a Web search deal with News Corp.s online social network, MySpace. Last week, execs from the software giant revealed their hopes to catch...