The rotten corpse of the Microsoft-Yahoo merger has apparently reanimated itself and is wandering down Wall Street, munching on the brains of News Corp. and Time Warner, recruiting them to its unholy cause.
In his latest interview, the activist investor derides Yahoo's claim that price is the holdup to a deal with Microsoft.
CNET News.com Editor in Chief Dan Farber takes a few minutes to highlight the key points in all the corporate maneuvering of Microsoft's would-be acquisition of Yahoo and gives his take on where the failed bid leaves both companies.
As Microsoft and Yahoo strive to carve out a mega-buyout deal over what has been a contentious three months, six key players have been working their magic, sources say.
It's a grand idea, but it's hard to see Microsoft, Yahoo, or the duo pulling off a Windows Media-based phone born of a Wi-Fi-enabled Zune plus Yahoo and MSN online services.
The long-anticipated search and ad partnership between Microsoft and Yahoo was announced this week, followed by lots of analysis. Also in merger news, Sprint and Virgin Mobile connect.
Microsoft and Yahoo finally get together, and if Yahoo doesn't see the end coming, that girl is beyond help. Plus: the Apple tablet!
The Microsoft Yahoo hook-up finally happened and now all their friends are glad the drama's over. But they're not getting hitched. Microsoft's shelling out some dough for Yahoo to use Bing and Yahoo's going to sell the crap out of it. In other news we will all die from automatic drones programmed to make their own decisions about who to kill.
The Microsoft Yahoo hookup finally happened and now all their friends are glad the drama's over. But they're not getting hitched. Microsoft's shelling out some dough for Yahoo to use Bing and Yahoo's going to sell the crap out of it.
Ad Age's magic 8-ball says that "signs point to yes." That said, we've all been down this road before. Take it with a grain of salt, if your shaker isn't already empty.