Monday, March 24, 2008

Business & Technology | Yahoo pays price for good deed to Google | Seattle Times Newspaper

An interesting historical recap

Almost eight years ago, Yahoo decided to lend a little startup a helping hand, featuring its search technology on the Yahoo home page and giving it money at a critical juncture.

In cutthroat Silicon Valley, no good deed goes unpunished.

The startup was Google, and Yahoo's generosity helped launch the most formidable competitor it had ever encountered.

Business & Technology | Yahoo pays price for good deed to Google | Seattle Times Newspaper

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