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Tom Mann
May 1st, 2008, 11:38 AM
With the deadline passing of Microsoft's deal offer to Yahoo! I found this video on BBC's website which gives some good arguments on each side of the argument:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7367762.stm

(NB: late in the video the American guy wrongly says Microsoft created the first multitasking desktop... AmigaOS at least predates that) :popcorn:

dvarsam
May 11th, 2008, 09:58 PM
When the Yahoo stock price goes down enough, they will buy them out.
It is just a matter of time...
It won't take longer than a year or two for this to happen.
MS has lost the battle but not the war.

In the very shortrun Yahoo will be their property...
Good Luck!

Mateo
May 11th, 2008, 10:51 PM
From their perspective, of course. Why would you not want to buy the second place search engine on the cheap in the height of the internet age? It would be crazy not to go after them if you got the cash to do so. However, I'm more interested in seeing Yahoo try to continue on by themselves. Their recent announcement to turn their entire empire into one big social platform sounds exciting.