Thursday, April 17, 2008

Extra Cost to Buy Yahoo: Retention Pay - New York Times

An interesting tidbit

When the chief executive of Microsoft, Steven A. Ballmer, offered to buy Tellme, Mr. McCue asked if his company would be forced to switch the operating system used in its data center, Sun’s Solaris, to Microsoft’s Windows.

“No, no, we’ve learned our lesson,” Mr. Ballmer replied, according to Mr. McCue.

Extra Cost to Buy Yahoo: Retention Pay - New York Times

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