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Google again Opera's mobile search du jour

Mobile browser developer Opera Software announced Google is once again the default search engine in its Opera Mobile and Opera Mini browsers, a year after

Yahoo at work on multi-platform digital ad effort

Yahoo is developing a new multi-platform advertising initiative the web services giant promises will simplify how brands and marketers operate their digital efforts. Dubbed Apex--i.e.,

RealNetworks acquiring Trymedia

Digital entertainment services firm RealNetworks announced an agreement to acquire casual games syndication company Trymedia from copy-protection and rights-management solutions developer

Microsoft names Lees to lead mobile unit

Microsoft will name Andrew Lees to head up its mobile division following the exit of Pieter Knook, who will take over mobile web initiatives for Vodafone. The executive shuffling comes as Microsoft

Yahoo in negotiations with News Corp.?

Yahoo is reportedly in negotiations with Rupert Murdoch-owned media goliath News Corp. as the beleaguered web giant seeks to avoid the threat of a takeover by Microsoft. Both The Wall Street Journal

Once spurned, Microsoft presses on

Yahoo's board may have rejected Microsoft's offer of $44.6 billion over the weekend but that doesn't mean the

Yahoo formally rejects Microsoft bid

Struggling web services giant Yahoo has formally rejected Microsoft's unsolicited $44.6 billion

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Microsoft offers $44.6 billion for Yahoo

Microsoft announced Friday a $44.6 billion cash and stock offer to acquire beleaguered Yahoo, a deal that would consolidate the web's largest portal with MSN, the fifth-largest. Microsoft's $31