Yahoo to Microsoft: $teve, let’$ talk

April 7, 2008

Jerry Yang, Yahoo CEO and co-founder speaks at a keynote address at the CES in Las Vegas

“Dear Steve, it’s us, the Yahoo Guys again. Thanks for that whole deal deadline thing. Listen, our business is doing just fine. If you want to talk some more about acquiring us, $ay $omething we haven’t already heard, OK? Thanks. Jerry.”

Yahoo, Microsoft game of chicken continues

April 1, 2008

ballmerwait2.jpgDeal brinksmanship or genuine threat? You be the judge.

The Wall Street Journal and Reuters reported on Tuesday that Microsoft has no intention of raising its bid to buy Yahoo beyond its initial offer of $31 per share in late January. And why would they, given that no credible counter offer has materialized.

Yahoo: Here’s why we rejected Microsoft offer

March 18, 2008

yang2.jpgYahoo’s surprise three-year forecast announcement on Tuesday lays out why the Internet giant has refused to budge from its belief that Microsoft’s bid severely undervalues the company.

Wall St Poll-Microsoft nabs Yahoo, but at what price?

March 17, 2008

yahoo_hq_yahoo_car_kimberly_white_reuters_cropped.jpgThe latest data from a Reuters poll of Wall Street analysts who track either Microsoft Corp or Yahoo Inc, shows 28 of 30 analysts expect Microsoft to prevail in its unsolicited bid to acquire Yahoo, which is currently valued at $41.7 billion.