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Can Google woo Yahoo

Posted on the February 5th, 2008

Top fave search engine Google is hoping to block a marriage between its ailing competitor Yahoo and software giant Microsoft, according to a video report (below) from Reuters yesterday.

“Google has offered and Yahoo is now considering a business alliance,” Bobbi Rebell reports in the video.

Microsoft’s unsolicited bid to buy Yahoo a few days ago is getting front row and center treatment from many news organizations, if you’ve noticed. And the analysis and conversation from business and technology experts and others about the proposed deal is becoming a virtual blizzard.

From today’s stories on the matter, here are links to features at the The Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post about some of the complexities and pros and cons of it all.

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