Google Tries to Turn Microsoft's Yahoo Pursuit to Its Advantage

The ironies keep piling up, but Google’s blog post today about Microsoft’s unsolicited bid to buy Yahoo looks to me like a smart chess move by the search giant. In the statement on the official Google blog, Chief Legal Officer David Drummond says the “hostile” bid (not sure it qualifies as hostile until Yahoo turns it down) “raises troubling questions” about whether Microsoft will turn its old monopolistic tricks to the Internet.

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