TITLE

Microsoft, Yahoo Explore Alternatives

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;7/3/2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the alternatives being explored by Microsoft and Yahoo due to the lack of a definite direction for Microsoft's bid for Yahoo. Yahoo is said to be continuing discussions with Time Warner about a possible merger with its AOL unit. Also, Microsoft is reported to be in talks about a hookup with Time Warner as well as Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., the parent of social network MySpace. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has mounted a proxy fight to unseat Yahoo's nine-member board to dislodge chief executive Jerry Yang.
ACCESSION #
36670502

 

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