Bing to Power Yahoo Search?
ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s already been more than a year since MicrosoftÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s deal to outright acquire a Yahoo for a staggering $44.6 billion fell apart. But much speculation has remained as to whether or not the two companies would still end up working together in some capacity, with comments from executives on both sides adding fuel to the fire at different points.
Now, the focus is on MicrosoftÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new search engine Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Bing Ã¢â‚¬â€œ becoming the search provider on Yahoo.com, which would combine to give the companies a more formidable rival to Google, at least in terms of market share and ad inventory. AdAge is reporting that a deal Ã¢â‚¬Å“is likely to be announced this weekÃ¢â‚¬Â that would give Microsoft roughly 30 percent share of the online search market.
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