Microsoft Makes $44.6 Billion Bid For Yahoo


Microsoft, following its unsuccessful bid a year ago, has made an unexpected and unsolicited bid for troubled Yahoo as it continues its efforts to compete with and/or topple (never happen) Google. In a statement Friday, Yahoo said it will "carefully and promptly" study Microsoft's bid. Even if the takeover doesn't happen, at least Yahoo will benefit from a 50 percent jump in its share price following the news.

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer tells us, "This is a decision we have - and I have - thought long and hard about. We are confident it's the right path for Microsoft and Yahoo."

by Steve Hall    Feb- 1-08   Click to Comment   
Topic: Brands, Policy   

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Steve, Terry Semel Steped Down from Yahoo! Board of Directors in light of Microsoft Bid

Posted by: The Founder on February 1, 2008 12:13 PM


Posted by: Steve Hall on February 1, 2008 12:25 PM

I have not decided if I should bombard my own yahoo email account with unsolicited sex offers over hatemail.

here is something: please use my yahoo account for the following in tandem. You suck and blow me in tandem

Check my google youtube account for the video to be uploaded in my own 15 minutes of fame..

Posted by: yahoo and google account holder on February 1, 2008 4:05 PM