Posts Tagged ‘microsoft’

Yahoo / Google deal – good move

In an award-eligible and widely-ignored piece about five weeks ago, I detailed my unoriginal thoughts on a potential search outsourcing deal that could save Yahoo from collapse in the wake of Microsoft’s failed bid to buy the company. And today Yahoo and Google struck just such a deal. So I figured it worthwhile to take [...]

Microsoft / Yahoo – glad to see it’s (maybe) over

So last night Microsoft officially bailed on its offer to buy Yahoo. Jerry’s kids stuck to their guns on acceptable pricing and scared Ballmer away from a proxy fight with talk of a Google alliance. Well done, I say. The only thing that would have made sense about this acquisition was a really big premium [...]

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