But if Bing already powers Yahoo's search then it does have 30% of the business (despite whatever revenue split there is). So why? Yahoo! as a brand is 1998.
Microsoft is mulling the purchase of Yahoo! according to published reports that pushed up the share price of the declining portal site by about ten per cent in Wednesday's trading. Reuters quotes a high-ranking Redmond executive as saying that the company is considering a bid for Yahoo!, possibly in association with another …
Totally agree - I think I've got quite some time left, but I only renewed last time because MS said they've abandoned they attempts to buy.
Not just about the money going to MS - it's also about the fact they'll promptly retire the entire current system in favor of a "far better" one running on WIndows Server and using Silverlight where ever they can find a place for it.
Hm, not sure I see the benefit - other than market share which seems to be stagnant or reducing.
Yahoo!'s brand has always felt somewhat dated to me, but that might be the geocities effect.
Cant see it being strategic either. Yahoo's sinking slowly and will bleed its user base to other companies. Buying it will just mean you bleed instead!
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