Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Why Microsoft should forget about Yahoo and buy Palm. - By Farhad Manjoo - Slate Magazine

"What's most puzzling about the possibility of renewed merger talks is that in betting on Yahoo, Microsoft would be jumping deeper into a volatile business that is outside its area of expertise. Microsoft really has no business being in the business of advertising. It is a software company, and software remains an astonishingly lucrative market. So why does it want to sell ads?"

As I said below, good question.

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