There’s a lot of opinions on Microsoft’s decision to bid for Yahoo.. but Fake Steve, in his usual over the top commentary style, blabbered one that saw real blood:
It’s like taking the two guys who finished second and third in a 100-yard dash and tying their legs together and asking for a rematch, believing that now they’ll run faster. link »He’s not really a tech guy. He has a mindset that was formed in Detroit, where he grew up. He’s a Big Three automaker kind of guy. And this is a Big Three move. It’s Ford buying Jaguar and Land Rover and Volvo because they can’t think of anything else to do. link »Ballmer said he loved when his rivals merged, because whenever the also-rans in any market start teaming up they might as well be waving a white flag. Because it’s over. You’ve beaten them. You’ve driven them to despair. They haven’t been able to beat you on their own; there’s no way they’ll do it together. Then he told me that line about the hundred-yard dash. I’ll never forget it. But I guess he has. link »- from The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs: Monkey Boy’s three-legged race via sharedcopy.com
Time to buy Google shares.