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# 21694 4-May-2008 12:42
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Steve Ballmer's reply to Jerry Yang,

I am disappointed that Yahoo! has not moved towards accepting our offer. I first called you with our offer on January 31 because I believed that a combination of our two companies would have created real value for our respective shareholders and would have provided consumers, publishers, and advertisers with greater innovation and choice in the marketplace. Our decision to offer a 62 percent premium at that time reflected the strength of these convictions.
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  # 128383 4-May-2008 13:04
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This has been going on from the start of this year - it looks like Yahoo! just won't budge (for its shareholders).

http://www.news.com/8301-13860_3-9935099-56.html

http://www.news.com/8301-13953_3-9935089-80.html




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# 128870 6-May-2008 18:22
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So after Microsoft says - "We leave you" - Jerry comes up and says - "Hey, we are still interested!" Yell




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