Yahoo finally done with Microsoft, Google next in line

Yahoo has ended its talks with Microsoft about a deal narrower in scope than a full acquisition, Yahoo revealed on Thursday. Instead, the company is nearing an agreement with Google involving its search

Published on: June 13th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano and Juan Carlos Perez

Glitch forces Yahoo mail to rollback upgrade

Yahoo is rolling back security and anti-spam enhancements to its Webmail service because they interfered with users' ability to retrieve POP e-mail from external accounts.Yahoo tried for about a week to solve the

Published on: June 12th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Google wants government’s unused wireless spectrum

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Published on: May 26th, 2008 IDG News Service

Microsoft offers Live Search rewards to lure Google, Yahoo users

Microsoft launched a comparative shopping feature in its Live Search engine on Wednesday. The service offers consumers a rebate on purchases made through the site, a scheme that could lure shoppers from Google

Published on: May 22nd, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

We won’t allow you to force sale to Microsoft, Yahoo tells Icahn

Yahoo has responded to investor Carl Icahn's threat to take control of Yahoo's board and force it back to the negotiating table with Microsoft. The search company said Icahn's proposal shows "a significant

Published on: May 20th, 2008 James Niccolai

Yahoo lashes back after Icahn’s threat to take control

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Published on: May 16th, 2008 IDG News Service

IT mega-deal: HP buys EDS for $13.9 billion

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Published on: May 14th, 2008 IDG News Service

Yang switches gears – says Yahoo still open to higher Microsoft bid

Facing shareholder ire and a plunging stock price, Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang said Yahoo board members would still sell the company to Microsoft or another suitor if the price is right.According to Bloomberg,

Published on: May 7th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano

Microsoft, Yahoo need to determine new direction

Microsoft's three-month courtship of Yahoo has ended but it changed both companies forever and neither can expect to return to the way they were.Microsoft and Yahoo will need to deliver on promises, address

Published on: May 6th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Microsoft and Yahoo may be working things out

Microsoft and Yahoo have turned a corner and are finally negotiating in earnest about their possible merger, although a deal is far from imminent, according to media reports.p>In anonymously sourced stories published online

Published on: May 5th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Microsoft gives up Yahoo pursuit

Microsoft has dropped its three-month-long pursuit of Yahoo, ending a historic acquisition attempt whose failure takes Microsoft back to square one in its quest to boost its online business to better compete against

Published on: May 4th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Spammer bots besiege Google Blogger service

Spammers are using an automated method to create bogus pages on Google's Blogger service, again highlighting the diminishing effectiveness of a security system intended to stop mass account registrations, according to security vendor

Published on: April 27th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

We don’t take kindly to threats, Yahoo tells Microsoft

Yahoo's board of directors told Microsoft Corp. that it would consider the software company's unsolicited takeover bid, but only if it makes a big higher than the initial US$44.6 billion offer. In a

Published on: April 8th, 2008 Linda Rosencrance

Google, Yahoo, and MySpace join forces on OpenSocial

Yahoo, Google and MySpace have formed a foundation to promote the OpenSocial platform as a neutral, community-governed specification for building social-networking applications, the companies announced Tuesday. Yahoo's involvement in the project is new.

Published on: March 26th, 2008 Grant Gross and Peter Sayer