Microsoft and Yahoo: Road to Nowhere - Summer 2008

By Debra Donston  |  Posted 2008-05-07 Print this article Print
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Summer 2008 Yahoo holds its annual shareholder meeting.

Source: eWEEK reporting

It could have been the deal of the century. It could have given Microsoft the online search and ad chops it doesn't have, not to mention firmer footing in the cloud. But it was not to be (at least not yet), as Microsoft withdrew its offer for Yahoo amid much waiting, threatening and gnashing of teeth all around. Here is how the dance to the denouement played out.

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