You say potato – Google and Yahoo call the whole thing off

Readers of these musings would know that the termination of these discussions is welcome news to me; and it is.

The satisfaction is limited, a threat to competition has been averted but now the focus turns to how Yahoo!, Microsoft and the rest can create and sustain a credible alternative that forces market innovation and creates real choice for consumers.

As for Google, they remain the outstanding enterprise of their generation. They did not need this deal to remain so.

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One response to “You say potato – Google and Yahoo call the whole thing off

  1. I think it’s great news indeed – from a competitive perspective – that the deal was blown off.

    But the focus will be on Yahoo now, which needs to come up with something soon to “stay alive”. And I’m not sure if Microsoft is the best way to go for them…

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