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  • Microsoft Buys Virtualization Firm
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  • Blowing Q1 Would Be a Disaster for Yahoo
    Blogger Henry Blodget raised new fears for Yahoo shareholders on Wednesday when he portended disaster if the company delivers poor first-quarter results. This would play directly into Microsoft's hands, he ...
  • Just An Online Minute... AOL Buys Bebo, Sheds Ad Execs
    AOL is hemorrhaging ad executives, but that hasn't stopped the company from agreeing to pay $850 million to acquire social networking site Bebo. ...
  • Yahoo Needs Strong Q1 Earnings to Thwart Microsoft
    Fears of an online ad recession couldn't come at a worse time for Yahoo. If Yahoo is to have any negotiating power at all in its bid to stay free ...
  • Time Warner Exploring AOL Options
    AOL is now officially on the table for a deal, after Time Warner CEO Jeffrey L. Bewkes revealed that he was open to combining the beleaguered Web giant with another ...
  • News Corp. Buys Betten Financial, Expands Global Reach
    News Corp. is expanding its global reach. It purchased Betten Financial News BV as part of its Dow Jones Newswires operation. ...
  • EU Clears Google/DoubleClick Deal
    Google completed its $3.1 billion purchase of DoubleClick Tuesday, just hours after the European authorities gave the company the final clearance it needed for the deal. With the merger, first ...
  • News Corp. Backs Out Of Yahoo Race
    News Corp. on Monday officially bowed out of the race to buy Yahoo, severely narrowing the options for the Web giant as it attempts to stave off a hostile buyout ...
  • Just An Online Minute... Google-DoubleClick Deal Finally Done
    Google this morning closed on its $3.1 billion acquisition of DoubleClick just hours after EU antitrust regulators cleared the deal without imposing any conditions. ...
  • Havas Reports Record Results, Stirs New Aegis Speculation
    Fueled by improving financial performance, Paris-based Havas may be preparing a new run at London-based rival Aegis Group. In an interview in French paper Le Figaro, Havas Chairman Vincent Bollore ...
  • Google Plans Moves In Display Ads; Murdoch Won't Fight Microsoft For Yahoo
    Tim Armstrong, Google's president of advertising and commerce for North America, said the company would be "disappointed" if it doesn't attain a "very significant position" in the display ad market ...
  • Dow Jones Acquires Dutch-Language News Service
    News Corp.'s Dow Jones & Co. has acquired Betten Financial News BV, an Amsterdam-based news service that covers the corporate sector in the Netherlands. Terms of the deal were not ...
  • Media Bigs Line Up For Weather Channel Bid
    A passel of media conglomerates are readying bids for the Weather Channel, including NBCU, CBS, Time Warner, Comcast, Liberty and Disney. But many of them are balking at the $5 ...
  • Digg Bids Expected From Google, Microsoft
    There are more rumors about a Digg sale, and this time, they involve Google and Microsoft. According to the report, the investment bank Allen & Co has been floating the ...
  • Just An Online Minute... Digg: Ready For Sale?
    Rumors are swirling that social media site Digg is on the cusp of being sold. The potential buyers reportedly are Google, Microsoft and two other media companies, while the purchase ...
  • Yahoo Snubs Microsoft With Delaying Tactic
    Expect hostility now that Yahoo on Wednesday decided to extend its deadline for nominating a new board of directors to March 14. The move buys CEO Jerry Yang more time ...
  • Ready For A Duopoly?
    Last week started off with a pretty extraordinary annual meeting of the Interactive Advertising Bureau in Phoenix. Not only were most of the major players in our industry there -- ...
  • AOL Steps Up Yahoo Talks
    The Wall Street Journal (link: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120468830515212763.html?mod=technology_main_whats_news) reports that Yahoo and Time Warner's AOL have taken merger discussions to the next level, and that AOL is now preparing a proposal that ...
  • Just An Online Minute... Yahoo Buys Time
    Giving itself some breathing room, Yahoo today said it amended its bylaws to extend the deadline for nominating directors. "The amendment will give stockholders who want to nominate one or ...
  • Report: Yahoo, Time Warner Pursue Microsoft Alternative
    Yahoo has accelerated talks with Time Warner to be a potential white knight to fend off its hostile $41 billion takeover by Microsoft Corp., reports The Wall Street Journal. According ...
  • Market Research Firm TNS Acquires Compete
    Enhancing its digital capabilities, market research firm TNS has acquired Web measurement service Compete for $75 million. TNS will use the clickstream data from Compete's panel of 2 million Internet ...
  • Microsoft Eyes Salesforce.com?
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  • Yahoo Deal Would Be Boon For News Corp.
    A Microsoft-Yahoo takeover still looks inevitable, but the News Corp.-Yahoo rumors refuse to die. On Thursday RBC Capital markets analyst David Bank said Rupert Murdoch and co. could come out ...
  • Inside The Innovation Myth
    I'm glad to find someone else who hasn't bought into the "innovation" mythos. Thanks to [writer Mark Simon] for this clear-headed detailing of how Microsoft and Google became so success ...
  • Google to Bid for Yahoo Stake?
    TechCrunch has the hot rumor of the day: Google is apparently far more scared of a Microsoft-Yahoo merger than previously thought and could be preparing an offer to purchase 15-20 ...
  • Report: FTC Chair To Step Down
    Federal Trade Commission chair Deborah Platt Majoras plans to step down, TheDeal.com and The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday evening. Majoras was criticized late last year when she refused to ...
  • Report: AKQA, Aegis In Talks With i-Level
    In what could be the next significant deal to acquire a digital advertising shop, London-based i-Level is in talks with both AKQA and Aegis Group's Isobar unit, reports Marketing Week. ...
  • Clear Channel To Cut Price Of TV Group
    Clear Channel Communications will cut the price of its television group by $100 million to hang on to deal with a private-equity firm, according to insiders. Clear Channel and Providence ...
  • What Else Could Microsoft Buy for $40 Billion?
    Analysts and investors continue to be bearish about the prospect of Microsoft paying $40 billion-plus for Web giant Yahoo. The two companies are locked in a pricing standoff that's now ...
  • Microsoft Exec: Duopoly 'Better Than A Monopoly'
    PHOENIX -- An acquisition of Yahoo by Microsoft would serve to make online advertising more -- not less -- competitive, according to Brian McAndrews, until recently the CEO of aQuantive ...