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microsoft-yahoo merger


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


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

Marc Andreessen pictures life after a Microsoft/Yahoo merger.

By February 5, 2008


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


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


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


Congresswoman Lofgren predicts Microsoft-Yahoo antitrust hearings

Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), whose home turf of Silicon Valley is abuzz with talk of a Microsoft-Yahoo merger, says she's "pretty confident" that a deal would spur government scrutiny.

By February 22, 2008


Memo to Microsoft: Yahoo's A-list

The merger-minded software giant will likely want to keep Yahoo execs in a host of areas, including online ads, social media, and Web search. More layoffs for Yahoo?

By February 13, 2008


Commentary: Pros and cons of a Microsoft-Yahoo mashup

Reports of a potential merger are intriguing, says Forrester's Charlene Li, but could the giants really get along as one?

May 4, 2007


Buzz Out Loud 758: Return of the living MicroHoo

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.

By July 2, 2008


If Microsoft thinks it's got an EU headache now, just wait

Steve Ballmer may have had his fill of Neelie Kroes but their fractious history is likely to affect how the EU handles a possible Microsoft-Yahoo merger.

By February 27, 2008