Updated 8:45 a.m. PDT to include comments from Microsoft.
Microsoft just threw cold water on hopes that a better-than-average Yahoo earnings report Tuesday would likely yield a higher buyout bid for the Internet pioneer.
Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, speaking in Morocco for the launch of the software giant's North Africa Web portal, issued these comments, according to a Reuters report:
"We think we can accelerate our strategy by buying Yahoo and will pay what makes sense for our shareholders," Ballmer said, according to the report. "I wish Yahoo all the success with its … Read more