499288 submission Submission + - Microsoft! Offers! to! buy! YAHOO! for! $45bn!!! Submitted by _mythdraug_ on Friday February 01, 2008 @09:07AM _mythdraug_ writes: Microsoft made an unsolicited $44.6 billion cash and stock bid for Yahoo Friday, a deal that could shake up the competitive and lucrative market for Internet search. See more here.