10 Things We Learned from the Microhoo Fallout - Unsolicited Bids Make for Fun Chess Games

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-05-07 Print this article Print
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1. Unsolicited Bids Make for Fun Chess Games

Dodge and weave. Cat and mouse. All of the familiar business war-room strategies have been put into play since Microsoft announced its intent to buy Yahoo. There have been threats. There have been denials of claims. There have been staunch exhibitions of resolve from both sides. There hasn't been a bid this intriguing since Oracle went after PeopleSoft.

Microsoft's decision to step away from its attempt to acquire Yahoo won't be the end of the saga. Here are some lessons learned and some speculation about the future.

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