Thursday, November 6, 2008

Antitrust concerns kill GoogleY!

GoogleySteve Ballmer must have been smiling over his breakfast cereal today with the news that Google has pulled the pin on a search-ad partnership with Yahoo due to antitrust concerns.

Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo earlier this year but the deal was rejected at $33 a share. Yahoo shares are currently trading at just under $14. Perhaps this latest news will renew merger talks.

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  1. Steve Ballmer says he isn't interested in another take-over bit, even though Jerry Yang is still interested. Here's the latest:

    http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2008-11-07-microsoft-yahoo_N.htm?loc=interstitialskip

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