Daily Archives: February 1, 2008

Microsoft and Yahoo


I’m still digesting all the Yahoo Microsoft commentary but it seems to shake out as tech folks thinking it will not work and investment folks loving the deal.    Hmmm – the comments seemed favorable, but Microsoft lost a huge chunk … Continue reading

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Israel Web Tour coming to Silicon Valley


Following is a Press Release – this looks like a very interesting event for Silicon Valley: IsraelWebTour Returns to Silicon Valley with 15 Hot Web Startups California Israel Chamber of Commerce Announces 15 Israel-based Companies to Tour Silicon Valley SAN … Continue reading

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Why Microsoft+Yahoo>Google


The Yahoo Microsoft Merger is a very good idea.   Although Yahoo is in some ways a different culture from Microsoft, It seems to me that both of those corporate cultures have become bureaucratic, sluggish, and uninspired when compared to Google’s freewheeling yet very … Continue reading

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Microsoft offers to buy Yahoo


I’m feeling kind of smart today after feeling stupid *yesterday*.    I had doubled my Yahoo stake before the earnings call, wrongly thinking that a good report was in store.     However just fair earnings and poor guidance knocked the stock back a few dollars the next day.     … Continue reading

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