|Completion of U.S., European review clears way for agreement to move forward|
SUNNYVALE, CA and REDMOND, WA – 18 February 2010 – Microsoft and Yahoo! announced today that they have received clearance for their search agreement, without restrictions, from both the U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission, and will now turn their attention to beginning the process of implementing the deal. Read the full press release.
SUNNYVALE, CA and REDMOND, WA — 4 December 2009 — Yahoo! Inc. and Microsoft Corporation today announced that the companies have finalized and executed the definitive Search and Advertising Services and Sales Agreement and License Agreement in accordance with the letter agreement announced in July. Read the full press release.
SUNNYVALE, CA and REDMOND, WA — 24 November 2009 — The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has confirmed that it has completed its review of the Microsoft-Yahoo! agreement and has no objections to the deal. Additionally, both companies have been notified by the Canadian Competition Bureau that it also has finished its review and similarly raised no concerns. Read the full press release.
Global Deal Creates Better Choice for Consumers and Advertisers
SUNNYVALE, CA and REDMOND, WA — 29 July 2009 — Yahoo! and Microsoft announced an agreement that will improve the Web search experience for users and advertisers, and deliver sustained innovation to the industry. In simple terms, Microsoft will now power Yahoo! search while Yahoo! will become the exclusive worldwide relationship sales force for both companies' premium search advertisers. Read the full press release.