5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Reasons To Say Yes

 
 
Posted 2008-02-01
 
 
 

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer

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5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Reasons To Say Yes

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Reasons To Say Yes

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Reasons To Say Yes

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Big Deal

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The $44.6 billion offer is 62 percent above Yahoo's current valuation.

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Big Deal

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Shareholder Pressure

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It's a good deal for shareholders, who will almost certainly pressure Yahoo into saying yes.

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Shareholder Pressure

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - United Against Google

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Neither Yahoo nor Microsoft can compete against Google alone.

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - United Against Google

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Saving Grace

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Microsoft's financial and management muscle give Yahoo the best chance of recovering its position in the search and information portal business.

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Saving Grace

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Saving Jobs

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The deal promises (promises) to keep key Yahoo personnel.

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Saving Jobs

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Reasons To Say No

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Reasons To Say No

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Reasons To Say No

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Guilt by Association

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Microsoft ownership of the Yahoo brand will likely turn off many long-time users who are wary of Microsoft's unrelenting market expansionism and liked Yahoo-

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Guilt by Association

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Technology Issues

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Integration nightmare due to different underlying IT architectures.

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Technology Issues

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Watchful Eyes

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The deal could get killed by the EU.

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Watchful Eyes

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Apps Will Get Buried

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Yahoo products such as Flickr and Zimbra will wither under Microsoft's "care."

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Apps Will Get Buried

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Culture Clubbed

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Yahoo's corporate culture will get consumed.

5 Reasons Why Yahoo Should/Shouldnt Take Microsoft Up On Its Offer - Culture Clubbed

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