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microsoft-yahoo merger


EA fails to become this year's worst US company

In a surprising first round loss to Time Warner Cable, EA won't manage a three-peat of its difficult crown in the Consumerist's famed competition to find the worst of the worst.

By March 25, 2014


Yahoo's pre-fireworks news: We're buying Xobni

With purchase of e-mail startup, Yahoo might be looking to take over your mobile phone from every possible angle, including where you store your contacts.

By July 3, 2013


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


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


eMusic merges with e-book distributor, loses CEO

The pioneer in subscription music appears to be in retreat as tech giants show more interest in the business model.

By March 19, 2013


Digital-ad three-way: Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL strike a deal

The three companies will cross-sell each other's ads, supposedly to "reduce friction in the marketplace."

By November 8, 2011


Signposts on Apple's road to map app mishap

week in review Developers say they warned Apple how bad its in-house app was, while lawmakers tee off on two Chinese communications companies. Also: Windows 8 and iPad Mini on the horizon.

By October 12, 2012


Is the Nokia-Microsoft deal a prelude to a merger?

Nokia and Microsoft may have only announced a strategic partnership but are the two actually picking out china patterns together?

By February 11, 2011


Yet another rumor of AOL split, Yahoo merger

Two rumors we've heard many times before, just usually not at the same time: AOL and Yahoo are heading toward a merger, and AOL is looking to shed dial-up access.

By December 6, 2010


Controversy, confusion over Carrier IQ

week in review Mobile data-logger ignites privacy firestorm, while the FCC slams AT&T's proposed merger with T-Mobile. Also: Facebook settles with FTC.

By December 2, 2011