Schmidt: Google-Yahoo deal on track for October

by admin August 29, 2008 at 7:00 pm

The partnership to place some Google ads next to Yahoo’s search results will go into effect by early October, chief executive Eric Schmidt told Bloomberg on Thursday, indicating the deal hasn’t been derailed — so far — by antitrust scrutiny.

The companies gave themselves three and a half months to start the partnership when it was announced on 12 June, and Schmidt’s latest comment indicates the deal is still on that schedule. That time period runs through about the first week of October.

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