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News Corp Says "No Yahoo Bid"

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A News Corp spokesman says it is not putting together a competing bid for Yahoo--which makes sense, given that it can't afford Yahoo. Time Warner, AT&...

Google Tells Employees: No Talking To Press On MSFT-YHOO Deal

Valleywag | Owen Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Google PR uberfuhrer Elliot Schrage has issued a diktat, we hear: No comment! Google employees are forbidden to comment "officially or unofficially" o...

Google Assails Microsoft Over Yahoo Deal

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. raised the specter of Microsoft Corp. using its proposed $42 billion acquisition of Yahoo Inc. to gain illegal contr...

Will Yahoo Bid Put AOL in Play?

New York Times | Dealbook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With its potential to redraw the battle lines in the struggle for Internet domination, Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo may end up putting othe...

Yahoo Running Out Of Options

Los Angeles Times | Jessica Guynn, Thomas Mulligan, Joseph Menn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It looks as if Yahoo will be dragged down the aisle by its suitor, Microsoft, no matter how loudly Google speaks its piece. On Monday, other potentia...

Steve Ballmer To Microsofties: "Full Stream Ahead!"

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Message from Microsoft execs to employees: "Yes, we've just kicked off a year-long $45 billion acquisition, and yes, your lives are going to be turned...

Microsoft Offers $44.6B for Yahoo

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Read Henry Blodget's post on why the deal makes good sense strategically. Read Vince Farrell's post on whether it is a good idea. Read Matt Cooper's...