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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080423/...o_microsoft_dc

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"We're prepared to move forward without a merger with Yahoo," Ballmer said.
no hostile takeover? actually I was hoping the buyout do not happened. Microsoft always cared more about been the richest company than making the best product. Just hate to see them get any bigger.
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no hostile takeover? actually I was hoping the buyout do not happened. Microsoft always cared more about been the richest company than making the best product. Just hate to see them get any bigger.
Proof?

I think you are wrong or MS would not be around anymore. They are obviously doing something right or they wouldnt be here anymore. Their hardware is on par with the best and for the scope of their software being HUGE that is pretty darn good too. I am in no way affiliated with MS but cmon, either someone is naive or ignorant to say a company doesnt give a ^&*( when the company has been around for a very long time making the kind of money they do.
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Proof?

I think you are wrong or MS would not be around anymore. They are obviously doing something right or they wouldnt be here anymore. Their hardware is on par with the best and for the scope of their software being HUGE that is pretty darn good too. I am in no way affiliated with MS but cmon, either someone is naive or ignorant to say a company doesnt give a ^&*( when the company has been around for a very long time making the kind of money they do.
Most people say that because they are the richest company. While all companies want to make money, I highly doubt the motivation behind MS was to take over the world. It just happened to work out that way, lol.
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Most people say that because they are the richest company. While all companies want to make money, I highly doubt the motivation behind MS was to take over the world. It just happened to work out that way, lol.
Couldn't have said it better myself
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Powerplay. Trying to intimidate shareholders. This is far from over.
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and M$ said that they would be hostile, this like the attack on the city of troy, but then never happened.
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*cough*BS*cough*

Microsoft will not walk away from this.
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Of course they won't, they can't. M$'s entire business model is dying, and diversification is the only way to avoid an otherwise inevitable decline.
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Of course they won't, they can't. M$'s entire business model is dying, and diversification is the only way to avoid an otherwise inevitable decline.
I want to see some credentials.

Halo 3 rankings and 3dmark06 scores don't qualify a person as an economist or a businessman. This is why I tend to avoid these kinds of discussions on this forum.
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