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Submission + - Microsoft makes bid to buy Yahoo! (cnn.com)

Anml4ixoye writes: "Nothing like waking up to an email from Steve Ballmer saying that Microsoft has made an offer to buy Yahoo!. From the article:

Microsoft made an unsolicited $44.6 billion cash and stock bid for Yahoo Friday, a deal that shakes up the competitive and lucrative market for Internet search. The deal would pay Yahoo shareholders $31 a share, which represents a 62% premium from Thursday's closing price.
Wonder how the Search guys feel about that announcement..."

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