Google Books Settlement Delayed Indefinitely (New York Times)

Friday, September 25th, 2009

As currently written, the controversial settlement between Google and groups representing publishers and authors is officially dead. On Thursday, a federal judge gave the parties time to negotiate a new deal that would address some of the many objections filed by various groups.

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Yahoo Investor Proposes New Microsoft Deal (New York Times)

Friday, October 10th, 2008

One Yahoo investor would like to make that deal with Microsoft now. Mithras Capital , a private equity fund that owns 1.9 million shares, or 0.14 percent, of Yahoo, proposed a new deal on Thursday to sell the company to Microsoft for $22 a share, a 74 percent premium to the Web pioneer?s current stock price.

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