Tech Analysts Debate: Will Microsoft Buy Yahoo?


Was $80 billion too little for Yahoo? If you believe a recent story in the Los Angeles Times, as many stock buyers appeared to have, that was indeed the case. But would such a deal really make sense for the Windows giant?

Dan Kusnetzky, IDC vice president for system software research, can't see it.

"Since Microsoft is already presenting MSN in that space, I don't know what benefit they would get by acquiring Yahoo," said Kusnetzky. Tech Analysts Debate: Will Microsoft Buy Yahoo?

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