Sources: Microsoft And Yahoo Talks Back On
WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve got multiple sources at both Yahoo and Microsoft telling us that official talks are back on between the two companies. But weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re hearing something different than CNET – the talks are about a full buyout again, not a sweetened search-only deal.
The information we have is thin, but what one source is saying that Microsoft is talking a price lower than the $33 they were offering when the talks disintegrated in May. Given YahooÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s recent share price (itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s below $21 today), and the fact that just about everyone other than their board and top execs are publicly screaming for a deal, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m not surprised.
Full article: techcrunch.com