Acronym Update 02-01-08

Dear Readers,

A surprise news update for you today:  Microsoft has made a $44 billion bid to buy Yahoo!

I think this has the potential to lead to many collaborative innovations for consumers and businesses alike.  Furthermore,  it would create a strong #2 rival to Google in the online advertising market.  Then again we have been disappointed before by mega-mergers that never produced anything.   Do you remember AOL – Netscape in 1999?  And how about AOL – Time Warner a year later?   Here is a tissue…wipe those tears!

Here is today’s article from the Wall Street Journal on Microsoft’s offer to buy Yahoo:

Have a wonderful day,