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Microsoft withdraws proposal to acquire Yahoo

     

mardomania

2:14 am on May 4, 2008 (gmt 0)

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man, i feel sorry for any shareholder who went long on Yahoo! on Friday.

dakuma

3:00 am on May 4, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Well personally I feel Microsoft is better off. Concentrate of building better dev tools for the masses and let the creative people bring the web to life.

shorebreak

3:56 am on May 4, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I made a bet with someone that Yahoo would outsource to Google and not be bought by Microsoft, $1000 to his charity if I lose and $1500 to mine if I win.

Ah, victory is sweet!

dakuma

4:35 am on May 4, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Sweet indeed, I'd have to say I think I've followed this story more than anything else in a long long time. Just finished listening to another podcast with so-called industry insiders (Microsoft experts as it were), who still believed that a deal was going to happen any day now.

It will be interesting to see how this affects Yahoo stock values, maybe a dip at first and who knows, this could have been the kick Yahoo needs.

vincevincevince

4:42 am on May 4, 2008 (gmt 0)

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encyclo

10:09 am on May 5, 2008 (gmt 0)

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