Comments on: Ballmer still dreaming of a Yahoo acquisition? Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 By: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 08:47:51 +0000 Microsoft will certainly do well if it acquires Yahoo. Some of the reasons are: A great brand name on the Internet that is well established since the mid 1990s, users like me who are accustomed to doing a Yahoo search in addition to doing searches using Google, MSN, and other search engines, and a Web site with popular features like geocities, Yahoo games, and chat. In addition to 275 million Yahoo e-mail users around the world.