TechSpin: Toil and Trouble

Dreyfuss, Joel
April 2008
Red Herring;4/24/2008, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the status of the plan of Microsoft to acquire Yahoo as of April 2008. According to the "Wall Street Journal," many rank-and-file Microsoft employees are less than excited about a possible acquisition because some are naturally worried about their jobs. Chief executive officer (CEO) Steve Ballmer suggested in a speech that his company does not need Yahoo. On the other hand, Yahoo reported decent performance with a first-quarter revenue increase of 9 percent over the same period in 2007.


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