Microsoft bids $ 44.6 billion for Yahoo!

01. February 2008 In the Press, News 1 Comment

The news has been spreading like wildfire all over the web: online media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook are all buzzing about the public $ 44.6 billion bid by Microsoft to acquire all of Yahoo!’s assets (or $ 31 per share).

While everyone is wondering what to name the married couple – Mahoosoft, Microsoft!, Microhoo, Yahoosoft!, Yasoft, [fill blank] – we’re busy wondering how they’re going to integrate Microsoft’s Exchange offering with Zimbra, the open-source posterchild of web offices that was recently acquired by Yahoo! …

1 Responses

  1. Wondering whether the US and EU anti-trust bodies will acknowledge this mariage.

    05. February 2008 - Julian

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