Friday, November 21, 2008

Yahoo remains in talks with AOL - The Boston Globe

Not exactly reassuring…

Yahoo and AOL combined could save as much as $300 million to $500 million a year with workforce reductions and real estate savings, said Sachin Shah, an analyst with ICAP Corporates LLC in Jersey City.

A transaction that values AOL at about $6 billion would make sense for Yahoo, assuming AOL can continue to receive payments from its Internet-search partnership with Google, Lindsay said. Google agreed to pay $1 billion for 5 percent of AOL in 2005.

Seems Google and/or Microsoft have key roles in every feasible Yahoo! permutation

Yahoo remains in talks with AOL - The Boston Globe

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