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  • Time For Ballmer To Go?
    Microsoft's dramatic decision this weekend to withdraw its offer for Yahoo and not pursue a hostile bid raises a whole host of questions. What happens to Yahoo now? Wh ...
  • Why Yahoo Must Outsource To Google
    So Microsoft called Yahoo's bluff and walked away.Yahoo now has no other recourse but to do everything in its power to secure a Google deal. Given Yahoo's (read: Jerry Yang' ...
  • Just An Online Minute... No Microhoo; Online Ad World Still Volatile
    Talks between Yahoo and Microsoft might have ended this weekend, but the overall Silicon Valley landscape still appears very much in flux. ...
  • No Deal: Microsoft Withdraws Bid For Yahoo
    It looks like Microsoft has to find another way to outdo Google now that the software giant has withdrawn its offer to acquire Yahoo. Even after Microsoft raised its b ...
  • Microsoft To (Do Something) Today
    Any day now, right? Microsoft, which continues to use The Wall Street Journal as its mouthpiece for every move it makes (or doesn't make) in the ongoing Yahoo saga, la ...
  • GoogHoo Search Ad Tie-Up Reportedly Imminent, Timed On Eve Of Microsoft Offer
    With Microsoft's takeover deadline looming, Yahoo reportedly is close to announce a deal to begin carrying search ads from another long-time rival: Google. News of the pending agreement, first report ...
  • Just An Online Minute... Community Vs. Commerce: Craiglist, EBay, Spar
    Craigslist and eBay were always strange bedfellows. From the time eBay took a 28% stake in the profit-eschewing Craigslist, it was all but inevitable that the companies would end ...
  • Aegis Acquires Tempo, Expands Vizeum Into Romania
    Aegis Group this morning announced the acquisition of Tempo Media, a media services spin-off of full-service Romanian agency Tempo Advertising SRL. Terms were not disclosed, but Aegis said Tempo wou ...
  • Discover, Discovery Hold Exploratory Talks: Mag Says It's Not On The Block, Charts 'Partnerships'
    In what might seem like a media brand affinity destined to happen, science magazine publisher Discover Media held exploratory talks with science, adventure and lifestyle TV programmer Discovery Communications. It ...
  • Yahoo Believes It Could Win A Proxy Fight
    If, as expected, the Microsoft-Yahoo dispute turns into a proxy battle, Yahoo believes it's well positioned to win the war. Yahoo's investor relations team tells analyst Roger Kay of Endpoi ...
  • Microsoft Prepares Board, Next Move
    Microsoft's latest move in the Yahoo saga is "imminent" according to The Wall Street Journal. "Imminent" as in possibly today. One option Microsoft has is nominating a slate of directo ...
  • Microsoft To Nominate Former FIM Chief Ross Levinsohn To Yahoo Board
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  • Fradin Will Continue Leading Adify As Stand-Alone Under Cox
    Betting on the continued success of ad networks, Cox Enterprises has agreed to pay $300 million for Adify, a technology and media company focused on vertical online advertising. The S ...
  • Microsoft, Yahoo Still Not Talking
    The New York Times continues its around-the-clock Microhoo watch and today, the big news is that the two sides are still not talking. However, it's clearly Microsoft's turn to ma ...
  • Cox Buys Adify For $300 Million
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  • Cablevision Front Runner For Sundance
    It's competitive, but the New York Post reports that Cablevision is the front runner to buy Sundance Channel, with an estimated $500 million price tag. ...
  • Yahoo (And Google), Await Microsoft Move
    Now that the deadline has passed, what happens next in the Microhoo saga? On April 5, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer hinted that a hostile takeover would follow: "If we ha ...
  • Analysts: Microsoft Needs Yahoo
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  • If Microsoft Goes Hostile...
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  • Microsoft's Deadline For Yahoo Passes Uneventfully
    Microsoft's deadline for Yahoo to conclude a merger agreement came and went Saturday without any apparent breakthrough in negotiations between the companies. With no progress made toward a deal ...
  • Blodget: 60% Chance Microsoft Will Walk
    The Silicon Alley Insider's Henry Blodget says there's a 60% chance that Microsoft will retract its bid for Yahoo once the deadline passes on Saturday. As a result, Yahoo's sto ...
  • Poor Earnings Show Microsoft Needs Yahoo
    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has said the company is prepared to walk away from its $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo, but BusinessWeek thinks Ballmer is bluffing. The business journal sa ...
  • Microsoft Earnings Beat The Street
    Thanks to sustained demand for its software and Xbox 360 game consoles, Microsoft beat Wall Street estimates with sound fiscal third-quarter results on Thursday. Microsoft reported net income of $4 ...
  • AOL Acquires Fantasy Football Site FleaFlicker
    [Gaming] Continuing to expand into targeted content, AOL has acquired fantasy football site FleaFlicker.com for an undisclosed amount. The move is aimed at enhancing AOL Sports and builds on t ...
  • DoJ Investigates Google-Yahoo Test
    Google and Yahoo claim they notified The Department of Justice about their two-week search test, but nevertheless, the DoJ is investigating the trial's antitrust implications. Why? Because the companies consid ...
  • Amid Employee Concerns, Microsoft Prepares Proxy Yahoo Board
    Many Microsoft employees are against a Yahoo acquisition, and while concerns might not be enough to force the software giant to reconsider its $45 billion bid, CEO Steve Ballmer h ...
  • Yahoo Dragging On Microsoft Shares
    It's not just Microsoft employees who are worried about the possible ramifications of a Yahoo union. The Yahoo bid has single-handedly dragged down Microsoft's stock. The software giant has se ...
  • Just An Online Minute... DOJ Investigates Yahoogle, Microsoft Preps For Proxy War
    Hedging its bets, Microsoft is publicly talking about walking away from a Yahoo merger, but also has drawn up a slate of 13 candidates for Yahoo's board of directors, accordi ...
  • Microsoft: We May Walk
    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer responded to Yahoo's good-but-not-quite-good-enough first quarter results, warning Yahoo's board that the software giant doesn't need the company to succeed in its Web endeavors. "We a ...
  • The Biz: Play Russian Roulette
    I don't care what part of the media business you're in - print, television, out-of-home, you name it. And I don't care if you are planning it, buying it ...