Google is letting Yahoo go it alone.
Bowing to federal regulators' antitrust concerns, Google pulled the plug on a search-ad partnership with Yahoo that would have given the latter major new revenue.
"After four months of review, including discussions of various possible changes to the agreement, it's clear that government regulators and some advertisers continue to have concerns about the agreement," David Drummond, Google's chief legal officer, said in a blog post Wednesday.
The 10-year deal would have placed Google ads on some Yahoo search results, and the companies would have shared resulting revenue. The deal … Read more