Microsoft CEO Still Hoping For Yahoo Deal (redOrbit)

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft Corp’s CEO, said he sees opportunities to work with Yahoo Inc.

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Microsoft C.E.O. Still Sees Chance to Work With Yahoo (New York Times)

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer said he sees opportunities to work with Yahoo to create a ?better search product? but would not comment on discussions that the two may be engaged in, Reuters reported.

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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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Former Yahoo Scientist Heads To Microsoft (WebProNews)

Friday, March 27th, 2009

It looks like Microsoft has won another round of the hiring game.  Jan O. Pedersen, who used to work for Yahoo and was more recently employed by Amazon subsidiary A9.com, has joined Steve Ballmer’s Redmond-based corporation as chief scientist of Live Search. Pedersen’s got quite a bit of experience in the search field.  After getting a BA in statistics from Princeton and a Ph.D. in the same …

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Microsoft?s Ballmer holds out hope for Yahoo talks (National Post)

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer said Thursday the only discussion he?s had with Yahoo Inc?s top executive was a single phone call, but is holding out hopes for further talks.

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Microsoft?s Ballmer Holds Out Hope For Yahoo Talks (New York Times)

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer said on Thursday the only discussion he?s had with Yahoo ?s top executive was a single phone call, but is holding out hopes for further talks.

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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 Ready to Throw Big Bucks at Yahoo Search? (WebProNews)

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Well, Microsoft, you just cut 5000 jobs and missed your Wall Street estimates . What are you going to do now? If you guessed they?re going to Disney World, you?re wrong. No, according to Steve Ballmer, they?re looking to drop some big bucks on Yahoo search. read more

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Microsoft still interested in Yahoo!: Ballmer (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said Thursday that the US software giant remains interested in a search business partnership with Yahoo! and welcomed the appointment of new CEO Carol Bartz.

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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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