Yahoo and Microsoft Answer Some Deal Questions for Critic: A Q&A! (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Yesterday, BoomTown wrote about the status of the regulatory approval for the Microsoft-Yahoo search and online advertising pact. While none of the key constituencies wanted to comment or make predictions about the outcome of the government scrutiny, most seem to agree that MicroHoo is more likely to be approved than not.

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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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What?s Yahoo?s ?Plan B? For Search? (Search Engine Land)

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

The Microsoft-Yahoo search deal isn?t a forgone conclusion. In fact, news out yesterday suggests the companies may face serious regulatory hurdles. Potentially, it won?t be allowed. That leaves me wondering.

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Yahoo Launches Creative Commons Image Search (WebProNews)

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Yahoo Image Search has introduced a new feature that allows users to filter search results by Creative Commons license. The Yahoo Search Blog offers more details. “When you use Yahoo! Image Search, you’ll now see a checkbox for Creative Commons allowing you to filter for images from Flickr that can be used commercially or that can be modified (remixed, tweaked, or built upon) with restrictions …

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Microsoft Continues Peeling Off Yahoo Search Talent (Search Engine Land)

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Microsoft (so far) has been unable to buy Yahoo or Yahoo search assets, so it instead continues to take search talent away from the company. Last year Microsoft successfully lured engineering lead Qi Lu from Yahoo to become head of the company?s Online Services Group.

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Microsoft taps Yahoo exec to lead Web business (AP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday tapped a former Yahoo search executive to lead its online push, adding to the intrigue surrounding a possible search partnership between the two rivals.

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