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.
Marc Andreessen pictures life after a 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.
The billionaire investor recounts his own merger tale after Microsoft-Yahoo negotiations collapse. Are Berkshire directors Bill Gates, Sue Decker, and Ron Olson listening?
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.
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.
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?
Reports of a potential merger are intriguing, says Forrester's Charlene Li, but could the giants really get along as one?
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.
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.