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  • Microsoft Reportedly Eyes Yahoo Bust-Up, Acquires Semantic Search Engine Powerset
    A day after Yahoo tried to spin investors that Microsoft may not have been "serious" about acquiring the online portal, the software giant reportedly is in talks with potential alli ...
  • Yahoo Board Weighs Options
    BoomTown's Kara Swisher has the scoop again after talking with high-level Yahoo sources, who say that various options are on the table, including another possible deal with Microsoft, ...
  • CBS' Moonves On CNet Acquisition
    In an interview with paidContent, Les Moonves explains why CBS decided to buy CNet Networks instead of The Weather Channel, as the media giant considered making an acquisition to strength ...
  • And Another Thing, Carl: Yahoo Files Stockholder Presentation
    In the latest salvo in its proxy fight with activist investor Carl Icahn, Yahoo on Monday made public a stockholder presentation further explaining its rejection of Microsoft's acquisition bid a ...
  • Yang, Out Of Options, Wants Microsoft
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  • Reports: Yahoo-Microsoft Talks Restart
    It ain't over 'til it's over. Yahoo is either talking with Microsoft again about an outright acquisition or some kind of deal short of a complete merger, depending on whi ...
  • Exodus Of Yahoo Executives Explained
    Google execs, the conventional wisdom goes, leave because they're super rich and need a new challenge. Yahoo execs (many of whom got rich earlier, during happier days) leave because thin ...
  • Microsoft Considers Next Move
    The feeling persists that Microsoft is still hovering in the wings with some fabulously clever ploy to grab Yahoo once the time is right, once Yahoo's current bumbling management ...
  • Mark Burnett, IMG Talks Get Serious
    Global talent agency and TV producer IMG is negotiating to buy Mark Burnett Productions. Burnett, the "Survivor" mastermind, has been looking to sell his company since last year, when ...
  • Cookie Jar To Acquire DIC Entertainment
    Canadian animation producer Cookie Jar Entertainment will acquire the DIC Entertainment Holdings, based in Los Angeles, as part of a merger worth $87.6 million. ...
  • Triton Buys Jones Media Group
    Triton Radio Networks is beefing up its programming and sales portfolio with the acquisition of Jones Media Group. The deal, announced Friday, gives Triton control of Jones Radio Networks a ...
  • Bollore Eyeing Media, Market Research Deals
    French financier Vincent Bollore says he wants to get full control of French market research firm CSA and could take part in the consolidation of the research sector. Bollore, who ...
  • Advertisers Like Google-Yahoo Pact, Regulators May Listen
    The Google-Yahoo search deal is receiving some unlikely support in the form of Google's advertisers, Bloomberg News reports. As Microsoft urges regulators not to allow Yahoo to run Google sear ...
  • The Tortoise Passes Two Hares
    "Yahoo lives, but on the web's equivalent of life support," writes The Economist, following the Web giant's "vague" search deal with Google. It is shame, the magazine says, because t ...
  • Ballmer: No Big Acquisitions For Microsoft
    Microsoft will not attempt to make up for its failed move for Yahoo through a slew of acquisitions, CEO Steve Ballmer reiterated Thursday. Following the breakdown in talks with Yaho ...
  • Did Microsoft Create Yahoo Mess?
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  • GroupM Buys Stake in Vietnamese Firms
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  • Havas' Bollore Warns Of Global Credit Crisis, Signals Another Run At Aegis
    Paris-based Havas, the parent of MPG, Media Contacts, and brand agencies such as Euro RSCG and Arnold Worldwide, has not been impacted to date by the global credit crisis a ...
  • NBCU May Buy The Weather Channel
    NBCU is now in exclusive talks to buy The Weather Channel. It was reported that Time Warner dropped out of the bid Friday. ...
  • Microsoft: Your Loss, Yahoo
    In a last ditch effort to seal a deal, Microsoft said it offered to buy $8 billion worth of Yahoo shares at $35 each in addition to its search busines ...
  • Memo To Yang: Your Days Are Numbered
    The New York Times' Joe Nocera writes a scathing memo to Yahoo's Jerry Yang, essentially telling shareholders that the company's co-founder should be ousted as CEO. Rarely do you s ...
  • Icahn May Walk
    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dropped the first hint that he may be preparing to suspend his proxy fight against the Yahoo board, following the Web giant's announcement of a n ...
  • FCC Chairman Supports Satcaster Merger, with Conditions
    Kevin Martin, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has recommended the commission approve the merger of Sirius Satellite and XM Satellite Radio, taking the roughly $5 billion deal another st ...
  • Second Time Round: Clear Channel Schedules Shareholder Vote
    Clear Channel Communications has scheduled a special shareholder meeting for July 24--when its shareholders will vote to accept or reject a revised, $17.9 billion buyout offer from two private-equity firm ...
  • Yahoo Gets Googled, Yang Needs Microsoft's Yin
    When the Yahoo-Google-Microsoft fiasco is finally over -- and it is not -- it will be instructive to tally the time, money and business opportunities wasted in the interest ...
  • Yahoo Board 'Insane'
    TechCrunch's Michael Arrington, for one, was not impressed. He writes: "I don't believe that there is anything Yahoo could do at this point to further destroy their business that wou ...
  • Microsoft Prepares To Sound Regulatory Alarm
    A Microsoft source had this to say to Kara Swisher following the announcement of the Yahoo-Google search deal: "Let loose the dogs of war." Indeed, we've seen this kind ...
  • Analysts: Yahoo Now 'Damaged Goods'
    Financial analysts are weighing in on the Microsoft-Yahoo-Google saga, following the announcement of terminated talks between Microsoft and Yahoo, and the confirmation of a Yahoo-Google search partnership. Bloomberg News sa ...
  • Outlook Bleak For Icahn's Yahoo Stake
    Silicon Alley Insider's Henry Blodget is all but convinced that Carl Icahn will lose his proxy battle (and hundreds of millions of dollars) against Yahoo. Aside from the fact th ...
  • Final Nail In Coffin For Microhoo?
    Yahoo and Microsoft each said this afternoon that merger talks have collapsed for good. Meanwhile, rumors swirled that Yahoo and Google have forged a search deal. ...