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Yahoo, AOL May Merge; Murdoch-Microsoft In Talks

Two Internet-shaking deals stem from Microsoft-Yahoo talks

(Newser) - Two groundbreaking Internet deals are in the works, both related to Microsoft's desire to take over Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal reports. In one, Yahoo is considering combining its online operations with Time Warner's AOL. In the other, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is in talks to join Microsoft in its... More »

Yahoo Investor Calls Microsoft Threat a Blunder

Stakeholder Legg Mason will support Yahoo if Microsoft tries to drop price

(Newser) - Yahoo received a tepid endorsement from its second-largest shareholder yesterday as its takeover battle with suitor Microsoft continued to heat up, the Wall Street Journal reports. Legg Mason, which holds a 7% stake in Yahoo, said it would back an independent Yahoo before it would sell its stake at a... More »

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