Today, I’ve checked the traffic of my website and seen how Yahoo! helps me with the traffic (of course 2nd only to Google). Almost all the referrers for this website came from Yahoo’s search result pages and I’m really thankful that my site started to become more visible on the net. Because of this “slurping activities” of Yahoo on my site, I started to become curious about the latest Yahoo and Microsoft merging plans so I checked on Reuters.com which I usually visit whenever I want to read topics about new reports on technology.
According to their report (which can be found at http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSN1334788220080713), Yahoo rejected the proposal to sell its search business to Microsoft. The report also states that Yahoo also rejects the hand over of the remainder of the company to Carl Icahn. Carl Icahn is an American billionaire