Microsoft must move fast to realize its online future

Ars Technica writes: "For the past few months, the question of what Steve Ballmer had up his sleeve has been bandied about quite a bit. Would he attempt to acquire every last part of Yahoo? Would he only acquire the company's search? Would he acquire smaller search startups and try to turn things around that way? We just didn't know. Either way, it was abundantly clear that Microsoft understood that its future is online, but it needs to know now that it has a long way to go before it can solidify itself in the advertising and search space.
After countless negotiations with Yahoo about acquiring it outright or only acquiring its search, the negotiations fell through and according to Steve Ballmer, they're "done" for now."

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Bomb Shop3583d ago

Wasn't Nintendo doing something with AOL a while ago also?

eagle213583d ago

Maybe it's just me.... :)

zo6_lover273583d ago

It does.

RIP microsoft. ;)

Kratos Spartan3583d ago

We are gathered here on this sad day for Micro....oh screw it

'Dances on grave'

juuken3583d ago (Edited 3583d ago )


Have you no respect for the dead?! For shame child!

kevnb3583d ago

how was this approved?