A company with a reputation for cutthroat behavior and squashing the little guy tries to buy a pioneer of the Internet, once one of the most beloved companies in Silicon Valley.
And the customers of that pioneer yawn.
Those of us covering the Microsoft-Yahoo saga have been amazed at the apparent lack of hand-wringing among Yahoo customers. It's baffling. Even the comments on stories we've written about the Microsoft takeover attempt have been mostly along the lines of, "Let's get this deal done already."
Sure, there have been a few horrified readers. But the majority … Read more