Google bolsters video push with On2 deal (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Google Inc said it would acquire video compression software maker On2 Technologies Inc for $106.5 million, stepping up efforts to foster the spread of Internet video.

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Activision names Yahoo veteran to guide Guitar Hero (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Activision said it named Dan Rosensweig, Yahoo former chief operating officer, to run the unit that develops the videogame software maker’s unit popular Guitar Hero franchise.

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Microsoft Hires Yahoo Search Executive Larry Heck (Update2) (Bloomberg)

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Feb. 11 (Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp. hired Yahoo! Inc. executive Larry Heck, bolstering its Internet-search expertise as the software maker tries to catch market leader Google Inc.

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Yahoo CEO to Microsoft: Make us another offer (USA Today)

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Now that a pivotal advertising partnership with Google is off the table, Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang is ready return to the bargaining table with Microsoft if the world’s largest software maker remains interested in buying his embattled Internet company.

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Symbian says could expand ties with Google (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

UK-based smartphone software maker Symbian said on Wednesday it could expand its collaboration with Google Inc to the operating system level as it moves to grant free and open access to its software platform.

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