While speaking in Moscow, Microsoft CEO and Yahoo suitor Steve Ballmer said, "Yahoo was never the strategy we were pursuing, it was a way to accelerate our online advertising business...We will spend money on some acquisitions. You can do a whole lot of things with 50 billion dollars."
In support of Ballmer's recent remarks, Microsoft officials maintain that Yahoo has always been part of "a" strategy, and not "the" strategy.
Yahoo is a means to an end. Of course, Microsoft was primarily interested in the search piece, but they apparently thought that … Read more