M$FT goes shopping; Yahoo in bag

deal worth near $45 Bil USD, if approved by Yahoo, regulatory etc.

M$FT believes it will clear, should Yahoo abstain the wording of the letter sounds as if hostile takeover may occur.

This could get interesting... and a good example of when you have money you can pretty much buy what ever you want, even if the acquisition isn't willing.

So much for poor AMD. :sarcastic:


http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/01/technology/01cnd-subyahoo.html?ex=1359608400&en=62c2e1952495a240&ei=5089&partner=rssyahoo&emc=rss


how M$ft could go hostile:

http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/02/01/how-microsoft-could-go-hostile/index.html?hp
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  1. Reading the article, apparently Yahoo nixed a partnership a year ago. So MSFT came back with the "You Shall Be Assimilated" approach...
  2. Yay. Qualitively, yahoo image search is far superior when searching for pornography. And it doesn't time out when you give it 30 arguments. GOOG needs to be kept on it's toes.
  3. surrealdeal said:
    Yay. Qualitively, yahoo image search is far superior when searching for pornography. And it doesn't time out when you give it 30 arguments. GOOG needs to be kept on it's toes.



    Quote:
    GOOG needs to be kept on it's toes.

  4. And thus god spoke:
    "you shall no longer be named William, but Israel..."
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