|19 Feb 2010||#1|
| || |
Microsoft & Yahoo to Implement Search Alliance.
Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) and Yahoo! (Nasdaq “YHOO”) announced today that they have received clearance for their search agreement, without restrictions, from both the U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission, and will now turn their attention to beginning the process of implementing the deal.
Implementation of the deal is expected to begin in the coming days and will involve transitioning Yahoo!’s algorithmic and paid search platforms to Microsoft, with Yahoo! becoming the exclusive relationship sales force for both companies’ premium search advertisers globally. Once the transition is completed, the companies’ unified search marketplace will deliver improved innovation for consumers, better volume and efficiency for advertisers and better monetization opportunities for web publishers through a platform that contains a larger pool of search queries.
“This breakthrough search alliance means Yahoo! can focus even more on our own innovative search experience,” said Yahoo! Chief Executive Officer Carol Bartz. “Yahoo! gets to do what we do best: combine our science and technology with compelling content to build personally relevant online experiences for our users and customers.”
Yahoo! and Microsoft to Implement Search Alliance: Completion of U.S., European review clears way for agreement to move forward
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Microsoft & Yahoo to Implement Search Alliance.|
|Trouble in paradise? Cracks show in Microsoft-Intel alliance||News|
|Yahoo search problem||Browsers & Mail|
|Combined Microsoft and Yahoo U.S. search share stuck at 28 percent||News|
|Will Microsoft ever implement Smooth Scrolling?||General Discussion|
|Yahoo to close SearchMonkey as Microsoft search integration proceeds||News|
|Microsoft to delete Yahoo search data after 3 months.||Chillout Room|
|Microsoft and Yahoo...Partners in Search Now||News|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:35 AM.