Friday, October 21, 2016
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Razer Unveils The New Razer Blade Pro Gaming Notebook
Nintendo NX Will Be Called Switch, Coming In March 2017
Samsung Could Use LG Chem batteries For Future Smartphones
Yahoo Asks U.S. Intelligence Authorities To Explain Email Scanning Order
Chinese LeEco Showcases TV, Smartphone And Self-driving Car In San Francisco
Fujitsu Develops New Architecture that Rivals Quantum Computers
Acer 24-Inch WQHD Predator Monitor Features ZeroFrame Design, 144Hz Refresh Rate With up to 165Hz Overclocking
Kodak Releases The KODAKEKTRA Smartphone Camera Hybrid
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Microsoft Proposes Alternative Deal to Yahoo

Microsoft said on Sunday it proposed an alternative deal to Yahoo rather than a full acquisition.

Microsoft's statement on Sunday said it was "considering and has raised with Yahoo an alternative that would involve a transaction with Yahoo but not an acquisition of all of Yahoo." It did not clarify what that alternative might be.

The New York Times reported that Microsoft and Yahoo may form a partnership or joint venture for search-related advertising to take on Google, which dominates the search market with a share significantly larger than a combined Yahoo and Microsoft.

Yahoo continues to talk with Google about a search advertising partnership.

Microsoft emphasized it was not proposing to make a new bid to buy all of Yahoo, after recently being rebuffed, but could reconsider.

Yahoo replied later on Sunday that it continued to consider a number of strategic alternatives and was "open to pursuing any transaction which is in the best interest of our stockholders."

The company's board will "evaluate each of our alternatives, including any Microsoft proposal, consistent with its fiduciary duties, with a focus on maximizing stockholder value," Yahoo said in a statement.

It added it had confirmed with Microsoft that it was not interested in "pursuing an acquisition of all of Yahoo at this time."

Last week, financier Icahn launched a proxy campaign on Thursday to replace Yahoo's board with directors who would reopen talks with Microsoft, saying Yahoo had acted irrationally in refusing the giant software company's $47.5 billion bid.

Microsoft walked away from its pursuit of Yahoo two weeks ago after three months of negotiations when Yahoo's board rejected Microsoft's sweetened offer of $33 a share, saying the company was worth at least $37 a share.

Samsung Showcases 82" Ultra-definition" LCD TV at 120Hz        All News        Comcast to Deliver HD Video Through P2P
Google Sites Capture #1 Property Ranking (U.S.) for the First Time     General Computing News      Comcast to Deliver HD Video Through P2P

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Yahoo Asks U.S. Intelligence Authorities To Explain Email Scanning Order
Yahoo Reports Profit For Third Quarter 2016
Verizon Says Yahoo Breach Affecting Acquisition
Yahoo Makes Headlines With Massive Email Surveillance Project
Microsoft's Cloud Investments In Europe Hits $3 billion
Microsoft Creation New Artificial Intelligence and Research Group
Security Firm Claims Yahoo Hack Was Not State-sponsored
Adobe and Microsoft Partner in the Azure Cloud
Yahoo Says 'state-sponsored' Hack Affected More Than 500 Million Accounts
Microsoft Unveiled The Nokia 216 Phone
Yahoo Is The New Home For Free Hulu
Verizon Buys Yahoo's Core Business For $4.83 billion

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .