Friday, February 1, 2008

The Borg: Microsoft Offers $44.6 Billion for Yahoo

Microsoft is ready to assimilate yet another company, this time the giant Yahoo. Word is out that Bill Gates' empire offered a buy-out price of $31 per share, or 62% above yesterday's market value on NASDAQ.

Yahoo has been lagging in user services, falling well behind Google. But will Microsoft be regarded as a white knight or a Borgian take-over?

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