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Buy The Business, It's For Sale

By - March 18, 2007

Another sign that Microsoft, or someone else, could buy business from Google: Comcast is using the Wall St. Journal as a broadcast medium to potential partners that its deal with Google is up soon, and it’s looking for someone to buy the business. Price tag? $100 million. From the non-public article:

Comcast Corp. is negotiating to use Microsoft Corp.’s Internet search services on its broadband portal, a sign the cable titan isn’t happy about its current search deal with Google Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.

Comcast, the country’s largest cable operator, also has been talking to Google about extending their relationship. Currently, Google provides search results when users of the portal enter queries into the search box on the site. But Comcast thinks it should get a larger share of the revenue generated by the arrangement. It also is unhappy about other terms of the deal, these people say.

Hmmm. Gotta love “these people.”

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  1. Bertil says:

    Nothing to do with the Net Neutrality debate? Well, then Comcast only cares for money then.