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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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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Microsoft CEO still open to partnership with Yahoo (National Post)

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

Microsoft Corp, the world?s largest software group, is still open to a partnership with search engine giant Yahoo Inc., Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Wednesday

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Microsoft CEO still open to partnership with Yahoo (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Microsoft Corp , the world’s largest software group, is still open to a partnership with search engine giant Yahoo Inc , Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Wednesday.

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Microsoft to resurrect Yahoo takeover bid? (PC Advisor)

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Ballmer met with firm that controls Yahoo China A meeting between Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Jack Ma, the CEO of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, which controls Yahoo in China, has led to speculation that the software giant might have resurrected its bid to acquire Yahoo.

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Ballmer Meeting With Alibaba CEO Stirs Yahoo Speculation (PC World)

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer met the CEO of China’s Alibaba Group, fueling Chinese media speculation that the two discussed a possible acquisition of Yahoo.

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Ballmer Meeting With Alibaba CEO Stirs Yahoo Speculation (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer met last week with Jack Ma, the CEO of top Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, which controls Yahoo’s operations in China. The meeting drove speculation in China that they may have discussed a potential Microsoft acquisition of Yahoo.

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Are Yahoo Investors Now Tuning Ballmer Out? (paidContent.org via Yahoo! Finance)

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said again this week that he was interested in some sort of search partnership with Yahoo . But a funny thing happened: Yahoo’s stock dropped slightly, a sign that perhaps the market is getting weary of the CEO’s vague expressions of interest .

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