Of Course the EC is Going to Approve the Microsoft-Yahoo Deal. Have You Seen Their Combined Search Market Share?
Microsoft will soon be one step closer to becoming the exclusive provider of search on Yahoo (YHOO). Evidently, the European Commission is preparing to green-light the landmark deal. “I expect clearance without any concessions next Friday,” sources familiar with the situation tell Reuters.
If this proves true, regulatory approval in the U.S. is all that stands between Microsoft (MSFT) and the eight percent global search market share it so covets.