After Microsoft made a $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo last week, everyone was waiting on bated breath to see what Google would have to say about it.
And in typical industry fashion, the company currently on the wrong side of a major deal has come out in protest.
In a statement on the company's website, Google's Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer, David Drummond indicated that his company is not all pleased with Microsoft's bid.
"Microsoft's hostile bid for Yahoo! raises troubling questions. This is about more than simply a financial transaction, one company taking over another," he wrote. "It's about preserving the underlying principles of the Internet: openness and innovation."
Please. By trying to take the "high road", Google sounded petty and made itself look foolish. And if the company really wanted to do something about it, it should stop complaining and make a bid for Yahoo.… Read more