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Night of the living Yahoo

Jul 29, 2009, 19:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"As far as Microsoft is concerned though, turning Yahoo into a Bing zombie is actually pretty smart. Instead of buying Yahoo, as was last year's plan, Microsoft makes it appear as if Yahoo is still an independent company. Thus, the Yahoo corpse will continue to stagger on. By disguising Microsoft's search and ads underneath its rotting exterior, Microsoft will gain search users and ad sales that would never consider switching to Bing or adCenter.

"Still, zombies have this bad habit of falling apart as the story continues."

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