Former AOL CEO Jonathan Miller seeks money to buy Yahoo: WSJ

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    Might Miller's plans give MSFT incentive to make it's move?
     
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    This is laughable ... MS will never be able to work into the search engine market, if they did they would make too many mistakes and probably crash their own company for it, look how miserably MSN fell as a search engine. While Time Warner may be able to buy Yahoo ... I doubt they will sell.
     
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    Google should buy Yahoo and do what Microsoft did in the 1990s - buy out all of its competition.
     
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    LOL ... too bad they are not that competitive, they could easily do it if they wanted now.
     
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    I have no love for MSFT and I don't particularly care if they are successful with the acquisition, if they buy it. My only attraction to the story is that Yahoo's stock will pop, if they do.
     
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    Who's a buyer of yahoo in the $10 range?
     
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    $10.62 to 0 $11.62 so far today, what a jump!
     
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    $11.59 right now... I remember the days when Yahoo was around $100/share.
     

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