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How the 'Yahoogle' talks with feds fell apart

Sources say trustbusters took an increasingly hard line with Yahoo and Google in the past two to three weeks, causing their proposed ad deal to become unpalatable.

By November 5, 2008


Yahoogle? Microspace? It makes Google look good

More radical scenarios are sweeping across the Microsoft-Yahoo landscape. All the ruckus makes Google's position in Internet advertising look that much more solid.

By April 10, 2008


Report: DOJ was hours from filing Google suit

In interview, lawyer hired to look into the Google-Yahoo deal says government was on the verge of filing antitrust suit when the companies abandoned the search pact.

By December 3, 2008


CNET News Daily Podcast: Will Jerry Yang go back to Microsoft?

Following the failure of the Yahoo-Google ad partnership, CNET News reporter Stephen Shankland assesses the chances that we'll see Microhoo negotiations resurrected.

By November 6, 2008


Week in review: Google axes Yahoo ad deal

Search giant buckles to antitrust pressure. Meanwhile, the tech industry gears up for Obama presidency and the FCC opens up "white spaces."

By November 7, 2008


'Brief delay' for Yahoo-Google search-ad deal

The search-ad deal was set to go into effect shortly, but the companies postponed it to give antitrust investigators more time. The new deadline for review: Oct. 22.

By October 3, 2008


Report: Google unworried about Yahoo ad deal's antitrust issue

Google thinks Microsoft acquiring Yahoo raises more antitrust concerns than Yahoo using Google search ads, Reuters reports.

By April 25, 2008


Yahoo earnings rise on Alibaba stake

Company's investment in Chinese business-to-business site boosted its net income for the first quarter. Revenue increased 14 percent, and CEO Yang is bullish.

By April 22, 2008


Report: Microsoft wants to buy Yahoo on its own

A source tells Reuters that Microsoft would rather buy Yahoo without the assistance of News Corp. And the latter may be in talks with Yahoo directly.

By April 14, 2008


Yahoo board to debate deal options

Yahoo's board of directors is expected on Friday to discuss the various options for cutting a deal, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

By April 10, 2008