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.
Six days after Microsoft's alleged "deadline" on the Yahoo bid, little of substance has happened. News.com's Ina Fried looks at what has changed this week, numerically speaking.
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 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.
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.
Don Reisinger thinks Jerry Yang needs Microsoft more than Microsoft needs Jerry Yang. Is he right?
CNET News.com's Dan Farber and Charlie Cooper discuss Jerry Yang, Yahoo, and the company's possible future partnership with Microsoft. They also explore Bill Gates' legacy at the company he co-founded.
Rupert Murdoch says he can't understand why Yahoo won't take Microsoft's money or why Microsoft isn't pressing the point.
News.com Editor in Chief Dan Farber and Executive Editor Jim Kerstetter hash out the latest in Microsoft's dramatic attempt to acquire, or at least work with Yahoo. Just what is the software giant's strategy for competing in search with Google?