Again, one made far smarter by your input – about the same number of comments and questions as with Eric. Dave finds what might be the nut of the conversation – Jeff’s openness to partnering (again) with Microsoft. Remember my “Soverture” post? (Grin)
We spoke of DoubleClick, and as we spoke, Jeff’s boss, CEO Terry Semel, was predicting advertiser defections in a Reuters’ piece.
DoubleClick could see defections by advertisers put off by Google’s $3.1 billion deal to buy the online advertising market maker, Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Terry Semel predicted in an interview on Tuesday.
But Yahoo’s (YHOO.O: Quote, Profile, Research) top executive stopped short of joining calls for antitrust regulators to scrutinize Google Inc.’s (GOOG.O: Quote, Profile, Research) DoubleClick takeover…