Microsoft to buy stake in Yahoo?

Posted on Friday, May 05 2006 @ 07:12 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Reuters writes Microsoft has held discussions to buy a stake in Yahoo to compete against search engine king Google.
Although talks over an equity stake do not appear active, Microsoft's top management remains open to a deal with Yahoo as pressure grows from shareholders to perform better against Google, the newspaper cited people familiar with the situation as saying.

Microsoft and Yahoo have discussed possible options over the past year, the newspaper said. Microsoft could sell its MSN online network to Yahoo and take a minority stake in the Internet portal, it said.
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