Microsoft CEO Still Sees Chance to Work with Yahoo (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer said he sees opportunities to work with Yahoo Inc to create a “better search product” but would not comment on discussions that the two may be engaged in.

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SearchBiz: MicroHoo Redux, MySpace ?Dissed? By Yahoo, Microsoft Hiring In Search (Search Engine Land)

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

I was reminded by CNET that it was exactly a year ago when Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made his bold, unsolicited bid for Yahoo . It seems like a lifetime ago, certainly for the economy it is.

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Microsoft CEO and Yahoo Chairman have met: reports (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer and Yahoo Inc Chairman Roy Bostock met in New York this week, according to media reports.

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The Yahoo-AOL Jabberfest Continues Ad Infinitum (Plus Some Jerry Yang Chitter-Chatter on Video) (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Last week–in a clear sign that BoomTown has spent way too much face time in front of the idiot box–I compared the endless bickering back-and-forth between Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to the annoying push-me-pull-you antics of Ross and Rachel on the television show, “Friends.”

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More Microsoft-Yahoo Relationship Drama (Portfolio.com via Yahoo! Finance)

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Really, these guys are like a dysfunctional high school couple. Over the weekend, visiting Australia, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was asked about Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang’s comments last week about the failed Microsoft-Yahoo deal.

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Microsoft CEO: No interest in buying Yahoo (The New Zealand Herald)

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

SYDNEY – Microsoft’s chief executive said the software giant is not interested in renewing its bid for struggling search engine company Yahoo.

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Microsoft CEO: No interest in buying Yahoo (9 News Denver)

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

SYDNEY, Australia (AP) – Yahoo Inc. shares dived nearly 13 percent after the chief executive of Microsoft Corp. said Friday the software giant is not interested in renewing its bid for the struggling Internet company.

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Microsoft hints some kind of deal with Yahoo still is possible (USA Today)

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Speaking at a tech industry conference, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Thursday said a deal with Yahoo may still make economic sense for shareholders of both companies.

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