Yahoo and Microsoft "Case"

A class case study on Yahoo and microsoft

  1. Yahoo/Microsoft: a timeline

    Every week since the $45bn offer, there has been another twist and turn to the takeover drama. Here's a timeline, just for posterity: Feb...

  2. Microsoft, Yahoo face many hurdles to successful merger

    Launching sporadic strikes at starship Google got Microsoft and Yahoo nowhere. So on Friday, Microsoft let loose a quantum blast across G...

  3. Microsoft Bids For Yahoo - Complete Coverage Of Possible Merger

    Microsoft Bids For Yahoo - Complete Coverage Of Possible Merger

  4. Microsoft gives Yahoo a deadline, threatens hostile takeover

    Originally published April 5, 2008 at 12:00 AM | Page modified April 6, 2008 at 12:29 AM Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer issued a...

  5. Yahoo Builds Defense Against Possible Hostile Takeover byMicrosoft

    Sunnyvale (CA) - Yahoo has published some numbers which the company claims provide some insight why it rejected Microsoft's acquisition o...

  6. Yahoo has poison pill defense at disposal

    Poison pills are defense mechanisms companies put in place to fend off unwanted takeovers, typically working by giving shareholders the a...

  7. Timeline: Microsoft, Yahoo's road to partnership

    Originally published Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 10:01 PM Comments (0) E-mail article Print Share A chronology of key events leading to M...

  8. Microsoft Abandons Yahoo Acquisition

    Microsoft has dropped its nearly three-month-long pursuit of Yahoo, ending a historic acquisition attempt whose failure takes Microsoft b...

  9. Microsoft Makes Grab for Yahoo

    (See Corrections & Amplifications item below.) The battle for supremacy in the Internet era is entering a tumultuous new phase. Microsoft...

  10. Yahoo's Bizarre Defense: We Didn't Know Microsoft Had Offered $33

    What to make of this bizarre tidbit in today's WSJ? Some folks close to Yahoo (YHOO) appear to be claiming that Yahoo only learned about ...

  11. How Microsoft dodged the Yahoo bullet

    Summary: It was five years ago this month that Microsoft officially dropped its plan to acquire Yahoo for $47.5 billion. In hindsight, lo...

  12. History of Yahoo! - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Yahoo! grew rapidly throughout the 1990s and diversified into a web portal, followed by numerous high-profile acquisitions. The company's...

  13. Yahoo Defense May Fail to Repel Hostile Microsoft Bid (Update3)

    Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Yahoo! Inc., the Internet company that rejected a $44.6 billion bid from Microsoft Corp., may find that a so-calle...

  14. Yahoo Gives In to Microsoft, Gives Up on Search

    Ever since Microsoft (MSFT) made its $45 billion bid for Yahoo (YHOO) in early 2008, it was clear the software giant was serious about ta...

  15. Remember When Microsoft Almost Bought Yahoo For $50 Billion?

    Yesterday, Microsoft announced their Q4 2012 earnings, wrapping up another fiscal year. While most of the numbers on the surface looked p...

  16. Mergers in the Air? Microsoft/Yahoo and Delta/Northwest

    The ongoing takeover battle between Microsoft and Yahoo has taken several surprising turns over the past few weeks. After rejecting Micro...

  17. deal falls through...lower bid? proxy contest?

    SHELLY PALMER analyzes Amazon's latest move in the techno-rebellion against the retail industry. Read on to see how 3G phones, white-spac...

  18. Yahoo Directors Re-elected by Wide Margin

    TechnologyYahoo Directors Re-elected by Wide MarginYahoo Directors Re-elected by Wide MarginThe Associated PressYahoo's board emerged lar...

  19. Takeover defenses

    a look at takeover defenses

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