Yahoo reconsiders merger with AOL
Anything to thwart Microsoft
Yahoo is reconsidering a merger with AOL in an attempt to avoid being acquired by Microsoft, according to a report in The Times.
Microsoft made its unsolicited offer to buy Yahoo for around $44bn on 1 February.
Yahoo’s board has been meeting to consider the offer and look at alternatives, including the sale of Yahoo’s advertising business to Google or a possible merger with AOL.
Previous talks of a merger between Yahoo and AOL broke down when neither side was able to agree a price.
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