Microsoft Chief Eyes Yahoo Partnership Outside U.S. (New York Times)

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Microsoft’s chief executive, Steve Ballmer, said Thursday that the company might look to extend its search engine partnership with Yahoo outside the United States, if it gets regulatory approval.

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Microsoft CEO sees Yahoo partnership outside U.S. (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Thursday the company’s search engine partnership with Yahoo would not be limited to the U.S. but would be introduced around the world, once it gets regulatory approval.

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Microsoft CEO eyes Yahoo partnership outside U.S. (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Thursday the company could look to extend its search engine partnership with Yahoo outside the United States, if it gets regulatory approval.

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Google launches music search (Macworld.com via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

In an effort to make searching for and buying songs easier, Google has gotten into the music game, in partnership with online music stores like iLike (which is now a part of MySpace) and Lala?no mention of iTunes or Amazon MP3 though. From now on, when you search for the name of any song on Google, the first result will actually allow you to preview the song right on the page, and then proceed …

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Yahoo Deal Facing Some Snags In Europe (MalaysiaNews.net)

Friday, October 16th, 2009

BOSTON — Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer told reporters Friday that his company’s proposed partnership with Yahoo Inc. was facing some regulatory snags in Europe over jurisdict…

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Verizon to sell 2 Google phones this year (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Verizon Wireless said on Tuesday it will sell two mobile phones with Google Inc’s Android operating system this year, part of a partnership that could boost Google’s efforts to challenge Apple Inc in the fast-growing smartphone market.

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Yahoo, Microsoft defend deal (LA.com)

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

A day after unveiling a new Internet search partnership, Yahoo and Microsoft defended it against criticism that Yahoo could have done better, but investors have pushed the stock down 15 percent.

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Yahoo, Microsoft defend deal (Denver Post)

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

A day after unveiling a new Internet search partnership, Yahoo and Microsoft defended it against criticism that Yahoo could have done better, but investors have pushed the stock down 15 percent.

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Microsoft-Yahoo search deal reportedly near (Denver Post)

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

The long-anticipated search and advertising partnership between Yahoo and Microsoft could be announced as early as today, according to reports in the trade and financial press.    More Yahoo | Track Yahoo stock    More Microsoft news | Track Microsoft stock

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DOJ Scrutiny of Microsoft Deal Could Be Bad News For Yahoo (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Friday, September 11th, 2009

The Department of Justice has requested more information and details of the proposed arrangement between Microsoft and Yahoo. The scrutiny could spell disaster for Yahoo if the DOJ ultimately rejects the partnership.

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