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Microsoft-Yahoo merger

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Justice Dept. clears Microsoft, Yahoo search deal

The two companies get the blessings they needed to consummate their search partnership--approval from the DOJ and the European Union.

By February 18, 2010

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Confidence lacking in Microsoft-Yahoo merger at online ad meeting

Attendees of the Interactive Advertising Bureau annual meeting say Yahoo and Microsoft may need each other but neither really knows what to do to beat Google.

By February 25, 2008

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Silicon Valley after a Microsoft/Yahoo merger: a contrarian view

Marc Andreessen pictures life after a Microsoft/Yahoo merger.

By February 5, 2008

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Google's rise key to potential Microsoft-Yahoo merger

Three years ago, Yahoo was the search leader, online ads weren't so huge, and Microsoft's dominance on every PC was undisputed. But all that's changed.

By February 1, 2008

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Warren Buffett's deal-making observations, post Microsoft-Yahoo

The billionaire investor recounts his own merger tale after Microsoft-Yahoo negotiations collapse. Are Berkshire directors Bill Gates, Sue Decker, and Ron Olson listening?

By May 5, 2008

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Bill Gates reiterates Microsoft's Yahoo-less path

Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, chairman says the company is "focused on its independent strategy," according to an Associated Press report.

By May 7, 2008

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Google will derail the Microsoft-Yahoo deal

Don Reisinger thinks Google is an integral part in ending Yahoo's deal with Microsoft. Is his theory right?

By April 17, 2008

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Microsoft-Yahoo deal 'preaction'

Ahead of her trip to Latin America, News.com's Ina Fried offers her first take on a Microsoft-Yahoo deal, just in case it happens while she's gone.

By April 2, 2008

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Microsoft-Yahoo following the DOJ sundial?

Microsoft's efforts to acquire Yahoo may come under increasing pressure this month, as time ticks away to get the deal done and past regulators, before President Bush leaves office.

By April 1, 2008

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Sirius-XM, Microsoft-Yahoo, and White House 2009: The predictions

Democrats have called the Bush administration far too soft on corporate mergers and are predicting that a new president will impose more restrictions. Are they right?

By March 25, 2008