After attempting to join forces with Yahoo in a bid against Google, Microsoft instead has brought its two rivals closer together.
The company not only failed to reach a deal to either buy Yahoo or its search business, but late Thursday Yahoo announced, as expected, a deal that will allow Google to place ads next to Yahoo search queries.
So where does that leave Microsoft? Essentially, the company is exactly where it started, trying to go it alone against Google. Except now, Google will have a little bit more revenue, assuming Yahoo and Google can get antitrust approval for their … Read more