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  • Why Microhoo Is A Disaster
    Silicon Alley Insider's Henry Blodget offers three reasons why he thinks a Microsoft-Yahoo union would be a disaster. For starters, he says the deal--though it would eventually pass--would come und ...
  • Google Offers Yahoo Anti-Microsoft Support
    As many expected, Google swooped in with an offer to help rescue Yahoo from Microsoft's (hostile) takeover bid. This could mean many things. A guaranteed revenue deal, such as t ...
  • Microhoo Would Still be Chasing Google
    The most surprising thing about a Microsoft-Yahoo merger is how little affect it would have on the Internet advertising business in the short-term. True, Microsoft would gain a substantial sha ...
  • Are The Walls Closing In On AOL?
    If Microsoft buys Yahoo, AOL could be left behind. Both Microsoft and Yahoo are the Time Warner company's most likely buyers; put Microhoo together and suddenly, AOL looks like ...
  • Just An Online Minute... Can Google Derail Microsoft-Yahoo?
    Now that Microsoft has put Yahoo in play with a $44.6 billion bid for the company, Google is ratcheting up the anti-Redmond rhetoric, arguing that Microsoft's antitrust history is reas ...
  • Microsoft-Yahoo Merger Faces Antitrust, Privacy Scrutiny
    Microsoft's unsolicited $44.6 billion bid to take over Yahoo hasn't yet been accepted by the company's board, but it's already facing scrutiny in Washington. The Department of Justice confirmed la ...
  • What Search Pros Want: Traffic, Sales Support And A Stable Platform
    While Google likely would still reign supreme in volume, a combined Yahoo-Microsoft would level the playing field in terms of campaign performance and technological advancements in search marketing. The possibili ...
  • Digital Media Buyers Mixed On Possible Marriage of Giants
    Digital media buyers greeted the bombshell of Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo with mixed reactions over its potential impact on Internet advertising. Some welcomed the prospect of a combin ...
  • Microsoft Offers $44.6 Billion In Bid For Yahoo
    Microsoft today made an unsolicited cash proposal to buy search engine group Yahoo for $44.6 billion. The proposed offer price--with a cash and shares alternative--is below Yahoo's 52-week high ...
  • Can Yacrosoft Compete with Google?
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  • Just An Online Minute... Microsoft Thickens The Plot
    After months -- if not years -- of behind-the-scenes negotiations, Microsoft this morning went public with a proposal to buy Yahoo in hopes of more effectively competing against Google. ...
  • European Antitrust Regulators Still Weighing Whether To Object To Google/DoubleClick Deal
    European antitrust regulators scrutinizing Google's pending $3.1 billion merger with DoubleClick have drafted objections to the deal, but haven't yet decided whether to officially lodge them with Google, according ...
  • Publicis Acquires Act Now, Adds it to Saatchi & Saatchi 'Sustainability' Division
    Publicis Group announced that it has acquired Act Now, the sustainability consultancy helmed by Greenpeace International board member Adam Werbach. The consultancy assists companies and their employees practice sustainability, witho ...
  • Gemstar TV Guide Sale Uncertain
    The proposed sale of Gemstar TV Guide to Macrovision Corporation for $2.8 billion, announced in early December, has a rough road ahead. That's due mostly to opposition from Macrovision shareholde ...
  • Internet Muscle: NBC Buys LX.tv
    Looking to bulk up its Internet TV station content, NBC Universal has bought new-media content producer LX.tv, which will produce original entertainment content for all NBC-owned stations and other loc ...
  • Zelnick: Bad Times, Good Buys
    These can be the best of times for Strauss Zelnick, whose diverse media experience and independent funding sources make him an opportunistic buyer in a troubled market. In seven year ...
  • Aegis Has Sights Level On Another Digital Acquisition, Wants To Buy i-Level
    Aegis Group, whose Isobar network already is the largest digital media services group in the world by a wide margin, is looking to get bigger. And it's looking to ...
  • Harte-Hankes Acquires Mason Zimbler
    Direct marketing giant Harte-Hanks Inc. Monday said it acquired U.K.-based digital marketing shop Mason Zimbler. Terms were not disclosed. ...
  • "Vulture" Fund Wants Directors On NY Times Board
    An Alabama-based hedge fund hopes to elect directors to The New York Times Company board. The fund, Harbinger Capital Partners, gave similar notice to another newspaper company, Media General. T ...
  • Carlsberg, Heineken Agree On $15.3 billion S&N Deal
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  • Under The Radar: Spinning Deals, Money
    The natives are restless. Plenty of buyers and sellers are eager to do deals. There is an abundance of untapped liquidity being held hostage by fear and confusion. As transactio ...
  • L'Oreal Will Pay $1.68B For YSL Beaute Brands
    L'Oréal yesterday proposed to pay $1.68 billion for YSL Beauté Holding, which is part of the PPR subsidiary Gucci Group. L'Oréal will obtain an exclusive, long-term worldwide license for t ...
  • Firm Puts $200 Million Into Boomerang Media
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  • Delta Battles To Keep Brand Name Alive
    In its talks with United Airlines and Northwest Airlines about a possible combination, Delta executives have spoken in near absolute terms about their desire and intention of keeping the Del ...
  • Report: WPP's Sorrell Makes A New Run, Bids To Acquire Canada's Nurun
    Acquisitive WPP chief Martin Sorrell is on the prowl again, and this time he's making a play for Nurun Inc., one of Canada's leading online ad services companies. Sorrell h ...
  • EU Continues To Scrutinize Google-DoubleClick Deal
    The sole Federal Trade Commission member who voted against approving Google's acquisition of DoubleClick and a leading privacy advocate are among the witnesses slated to testify today at a Europe ...
  • Samwer Brothers Buy $15 Million Facebook Stake
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  • Online Values Seen As Bubblish, Social Nets Most 'Overhyped'
    Nearly two-thirds (62%) of senior executives at major U.S. media companies believe a "bubble" is looming for online media properties, but the vast majority don't expect it to pop unt ...
  • Delta Aims For Swift Merger With Northwest Or United
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  • Havas Acquires BLM, Merges With Arena Media Unit
    Havas, the Paris-based parent of MPG and Havas Media, this morning announced a deal to acquire British media shop BLM Holdings. Terms were not disclosed but BLM is estimated ...