Updated 2:15 p.m. PDT, with comments from CEO Jerry Yang on the conference call.
The Microsoft takeover effort was both between the lines in Yahoo's earnings report and on the bottom line itself.
The bottom line part was Yahoo's notation that it spent $14 million on outside advisers related to both Microsoft's bid and exploring other alternatives, as well as for litigation costs related to the bid.
The between the lines stuff was in Chief Executive Jerry Yang's comments. In some ways, his words sounded like more of the same.
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