Microsoft is said to be interested in contributing to a bid to buy Yahoo!’s assets but that they only want to be a minority owner.
After a tumultuous year in which it planned to sell off its $31 billion Alibaba stake and reassert itself as an Internet media giant, Yahoo is reversing course. It will now spin off its core business and all of its other non-Alibaba assets instead.
Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer may have driven a tougher bargain with Microsoft than originally expected: According to a recently revealed regulatory filing, both Yahoo and Microsoft can now terminate their recently renegotiated search deal as soon as October 2015, a full five years earlier than before. This is a fairly stunning achievement for Mayer, who […]
Microsoft has closed an important deal with Yahoo, which will continue using Bing technologies in its own search experience. The only question what concessions Microsoft made to keep the partnership alive, as Yahoo was known to have been unhappy with search revenues and was actively seeking to change the deal or engage with a new […]