Sunday, February 03, 2008

Microsoft Wants Yahoo

After layoffs amid slumping revenue (when compared to Google), Microsoft made a bid for Yahoo for $44.6B this week. Many analysts had predicted such a move coming. No one predicted it would happen so fast (or at a 60% permium). Everyone is analyzing the deal - as it affects Google, tech in general, Silivon Valley, start-ups, and advertising. Mainly, it is about Microsoft. Period. They have been unable to mount anything against Google, so now its time to buy some.

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