Google Puts Movie Previews Into Search Ads in Bid for New Sales (Bloomberg)

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) — Google Inc. , seeking new ways to make money from Internet-search advertising, is dressing up its plain-text search ads with movie and TV previews.

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Microsoft to hire 400 from Yahoo (CNN Money)

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Microsoft has agreed to hire at least 400 Yahoo employees as part of the companies’ new plan to share revenue on Internet search advertising, a regulatory filing showed Wednesday.

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Microsoft to hire at least 400 Yahoo workers (AP via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Microsoft Corp. will hire at least 400 workers from Yahoo Inc. if government regulators approve the companies’ proposed Internet search partnership, and Yahoo will receive $150 million to cover any unexpected costs during the switch to new technology.

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Microsoft, Yahoo team up to ding Google with Bing (AP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Microsoft Corp. has finally roped Yahoo Inc. into an Internet search partnership, capping a convoluted pursuit that dragged on for years and setting the stage for them to make a joint assault against the dominance of Google Inc.

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Google CEO: New operating system changes the game (AP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Google Inc. Chief Executive Eric Schmidt can’t wait for the Internet search leader’s free operating system to debut next year.

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Google CEO says worst of crisis is over (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, June 26th, 2009

A U.S. recovery is likely to begin this autumn, the worst of the crisis has passed and it is “reasonable to be optimistic for 2010,” internet search giant Google’s chief executive Eric Schmidt said on Friday.

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India among top 2 emerging markets for Yahoo! (Central Chronicle)

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Agencies New Delhi, June 14: Internet search giant Yahoo! on Sunday said India is one of the ‘top emerging markets’ and it would release a slew of products over next few months for further consolidating its position in the country.

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Google unfazed by 3 US government inquiries (AP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Google Inc. doesn’t believe it needs to change its ways despite three separate U.S. government inquiries into whether some of the Internet search leader’s actions are thwarting competition.

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Yahoo: No Pressure For Deal Despite Bing (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Yahoo Inc CEO Carol Bartz elaborated on her views on a potential Internet search partnership with Microsoft Corp, even as she stressed that Yahoo was not under any pressure to do a deal and downplayed Microsoft’s newly-released search engine.

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Yahoo open to Microsoft deal under right terms (AP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Yahoo Inc.’s chief executive said Wednesday that she is open to joining forces with Microsoft Corp. so both companies can better compete in Internet search, but a deal would need a specific set of terms ? including “boatloads of money.”

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