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Overheard: This week’s episode of All My Acquisitions



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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The board was also presented with various options for maintaining Yahoo’s independence, including an advertising partnership with Google that could improve Yahoo’s bottom line…

Lawyers at the meeting discussed the antitrust implications of a tie-up with Google, as it would extend that company’s dominance of the search advertising market. They also discussed how to press Microsoft to increase its bid…

Andrew Ross Sorkin and Miguel Helft, Yahoo Board to Reject Takeover Bid From Microsoft

THIS WEEK: Yahoo must chose between two suitors: the one who’s asked her to marry him (Microsoft), and the one who’s promised her fabulous wealth if she remains single (Google). Google’s offer is tempting, but Yahoo is fearful that being Google’s mistress will land her in jail. Can she convince Microsoft to change their pre-nup? Or will AOL convince Yahoo that neither of the big boys is worthy of her? Stay tuned.

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