Microsoft still hearts Yahoo
Yesterday Steve Ballmer told the Financial Times that now is a great time to strike a deal with Yahoo. Citing that both companies are going through a transition -- Microsoft appointing someone to run their online business and yahoo searching for a new CEO -- making it a good time to tie the knot. “We now have someone in place running our online business, and Yahoo’s out looking for a ... read more
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The Deal is Dead
And Yahoo seems to be a bit miffed about it. Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO), a leading global Internet company, today announced that Google has terminated the advertising services agreement the companies announced in June. Yahoo! continues to believe in the benefits of the agreement and is disappointed that Google has elected to withdraw from the agreement rather than defend it in ... read more
Why I like the Google-Yahoo Deal
Earlier today, Google and Yahoo announced they are going to put their awaited agreement/business deal on hold for the near future to allow the Department of Justice to review the deal. The deal would have done two main things: one, outsourced Yahoo's SEM advertising to Google, and two, give Yahoo a mountain of (needed) cash. Some estimate the deal would be upwards of $1 billion per year for ... read more