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Live Blog: Microsoft, Yahoo discuss deal

Executives from the two companies talk about their new search and ad partnership. Follow the live coverage.

By July 29, 2009

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Analyst changes tune on a Microsoft-Yahoo deal

Microsoft's poor online-services results undermine its bargaining position with Yahoo, so Cowen's Jim Friedland now deems a deal between the companies unlikely.

By April 28, 2009

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Google, Microsoft, Yahoo as Ford, GM, and Chrysler

Analyst draws parallels between tech industry titans and Detroit in the early 20th century. They're thought-provoking, but is he right?

By December 22, 2008

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Microsoft, Yahoo said in talks on search deal

The Times of London says the two companies are discussing a deal that would see Microsoft acquire Yahoo's search business for around $20 billion.

By November 29, 2008

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Microsoft, Yahoo forced into each others' arms

The software maker and Internet pioneer have both said they want to move on. But the fact of the matter is they need each other. Will they swoon on cue?

By May 19, 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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Google-DoubleClick may bode well for Microsoft-Yahoo deal

With the Google-DoubleClick merger wrapped up, Yahoo may face even greater pressure to find itself a buyout partner, according to Wall Street analysts and investors.

By March 11, 2008

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Microsoft-Yahoo combo could mean one fewer exit for upstarts

The two companies have acquired more than 150 companies, combined, over the last 12 years. Will the M&A spigot get turned down in a merged company?

By March 3, 2008

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Microsoft-Yahoo buyout bid: The road ahead

As Microsoft looks at the road ahead in its takeover bid for Yahoo, it might also want to glance at the rearview mirror to see what's been traveled.

By March 4, 2008