TITLE

TechSpin: Google and Microsoft Trade Punches Over Yahoo

AUTHOR(S)
Dreyfuss, Joel
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/4/2008, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the animosity between Microsoft and Google over the unsolicited bid issued by Microsoft to acquire Yahoo. Google's top lawyer, David Drummond, posted a list of questions about the proposed takeover on Google's Web site. In response, Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith, argues that the combination of Yahoo and Microsoft would create a more competitive marketplace. It has been reported that Google chief executive officer (CEO) Eric Schmidt called Yahoo's Jerry Yang to offer to help block the Microsoft bid.
ACCESSION #
36876045

 

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