Category Archives: Strategic Mangement

Entertainment Takes Center Stage on Bing

Bing has sharpened the way it presents results for entertainment-related queries. Top results for searchers looking for songs, movies, TV shows and games will include lyrics, channels for streaming music, trailers, showtimes and more. Some results will also include links for buying content through Microsoft and other online download services. Continue reading

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Microsoft and Yahoo close to search deal

Microsoft appears to have finally locked up rival Yahoo in a long-awaited Internet search partnership aimed at narrowing Google Inc.’s commanding lead in the most lucrative piece of the online advertising market. Continue reading

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AOL Sells Bebo to Criterion for Less Than $10 Million

AOL Inc., the Internet company spun off from Time Warner Inc., sold its Bebo social-networking service to Criterion Capital Partners LLC for less than 2 percent of what it paid for the site two years ago. Continue reading

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Yahoo! sales forecast disappoints Wall Street

Yahoo!’s third-quarter forecasts fell short of Wall Street expectations, sending shares 3pc lower, as the Internet company announced plans to step up spending despite persistent weakness in the advertising market. Continue reading

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Technology tie-ups have a habit of crashing

Microsoft and Yahoo! continue to thrash out the terms of a multi-billion dollar search and online advertising deal. Continue reading

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