Microsoft Unhappy with Yahoo-Google Deal

Ifthiswerethedatingscene,YahoowouldbethehotblondelookingforMrRightwhichapparentlyGoogle,andMicrosoftwouldbetheaggressivecockyhotshottellingYahoosheaintgonnabehapperwithanybodyelse。

Actually,itsoundsmorelikeasoapopera。

NowthatYahooandGooglearelivingintogether,Microsoftiskeepinghiscoolalbeitfeelingalittleuncomfortableandprobablybitterinside。

AccordingtoCNET,Microsoftisnotgivingthenewcoupleitsblessing。

JackEvans,MicrosoftSpokesperson,saidinaninterview,OurpositionhasbeenclearsinceAprilthatanydealbetweenthesetwocompanieswillincreasepricesforadvertisersandstarttoconsolidatemorethan90percentofthesearchadvertisingmarketinGoogleshands。

Legalandindustryexpertsagreethatthiswouldclearlymakethemarketlesscompetitive。

Moreover,CNETreportsthatYahooandGooglemaintainedthattheydidntneedregulatoryOKtostartthedeal,buttheyhavesaidtheywillwaitthreeandahalfmonthstogivefederalregulatorstimetounderstandthedeal。