posted by Thom Holwerda on Fri 7th Nov 2008 09:25 UTC, submitted by Oh! Ballmer
Steve Ballmer said at an economic forum in Sydney today that any new Yahoo deal was totally of the cards, despite Yahoo's share price being less than half Microsoft's initial offer. At same time, Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang said that "I believe the best thing for Microsoft to do is to buy Yahoo." Google pulled out of its deal with Yahoo! earlier this week.