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+ - Microsoft's Mad Men Blamed for $6.2B Write-Down

Submitted by theodp
theodp (442580) writes "News that Microsoft will take a $6.2 billion write-down over aQuantive prompts a GeekWire commenter to wonder what exactly Steve Ballmer has to do to get fired. Microsoft paid huge a premium to buy into the hot online advertising sector in 2007 with its $6B purchase of aQuantive. So, how long before we hear about write-downs over Microsoft's $8.5B acquisition of Skype or its $1.2B acquisition of Yammer? On the bright side, at least Microsoft lucked out and never got the chance to pull the trigger on its $44.6B bid to buy Yahoo!"
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Microsoft's Mad Men Blamed for $6.2B Write-Down

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