Yahoo-Google Alliance to Fend Off Microsoft?

February 2008
Red Herring;2/4/2008, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that a source familiar with Yahoo's strategy has claimed that Yahoo would consider a business alliance with Google as one way to rebuff the $44.6 billion takeover proposal made by Microsoft. According to the source, Yahoo is considering renegotiating with Google for an alliance as an alternative to Microsoft's bid. Two sources claim that Yahoo believes that the bid made by Microsoft undervalues the Internet company. Yahoo leaders have issued a memo to Yahoo employees stressing that no decisions have been made concerning the bid.


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