Google Scraps Yahoo Partnership

November 5, 2008

Tweet After months of working to overcome anti-trust issues, Yahoo (YHOO: 37.545 -0.766%) and Google (GOOG: 626.64 -0.10%) have called off their “strategic partnership” that would have Google selling ads on Yahoo web properties. Yahoo struck this partnership in a move following it fighting off Microsoft, which earlier this year offered $33-36 per share for […]


Yahoo Cuts a Deal with Google

June 12, 2008

Tweet Yahoo has entered into a non-exclusive agreement with Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)┬áto allow Google to run ads on Yahoo’s web properties. The deal is estimated to ad approximately $800M a year in cash flow to Yahoo. As of June 8th, Microsoft and Yahoo have concluded their negotiations as well. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has expressed interest in continuing […]


The Yahoo-Microsoft Soap Opera Continues

June 3, 2008

Tweet The Yahoo-Microsoft fiasco continues. Attorneys for investors won the right yesterday in court to release meeting minutes and other details behind the so far non-acquisition of Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). Not much of a commercial real estate angle here except to say that Yahoo owns a bunch of land in Santa […]


Microsoft Bids For Yahoo; Facebook Numbers Leaked

February 1, 2008

Tweet Microsoft has launched a $45B unsolicited bid for Yahoo! Combined, the two would be a more formidable competitor to Google, both in terms of search market share, as well as ad inventory. What will be interesting to see is that if the acquisition is indeed successful, to what extend Microsoft will embrace open-source technologies […]