"Over the weekend, I reported that Duncan Watts, the well-known social network researcher, had left Yahoo to join Microsoft. Turns out he’s not the only one.Microsoft Hires 14 Yahoo Researchers to Kickstart New NYC Research Lab - Liz Gannes - Social - AllThingsD
Microsoft snatched up not only Watts, but 13 other Yahoo researchers to kick-start a yet-to-be-opened New York research lab. That includes algorithmic economist David Pennock — who will oversee day-to-day lab operations — and machine-learning expert John Langford."
Thursday, May 03, 2012
Microsoft Hires 14 Yahoo Researchers to Kickstart New NYC Research Lab - Liz Gannes - Social - AllThingsD
Perhaps Yahoo will sublet them their old office space