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[NY Times] Microsoft ends quest to obtain Yahoo!

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After three months of huffing and puffing, Mr. Ballmer, the chief executive of Microsoft, abandoned his quest for Yahoo, a deal he once called crucial to the future of his company, without even a scuffle. Mr. Ballmer sent a thank-you note to his opponent, Jerry Yang of Yahoo, to “convey my personal thanks†for “the time and attention all of you have given to this matter.†Nice guy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/06/te.../06sorkin.html
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I think Yahoo lost on this deal. I don't seem them as a company moving further forward than they already have. I'd stink of fear and disappointment if I was on their board reading email from shareholders.
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