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Bigger fish

The AltaVista saga continues: Yahoo’s buying Overture. The purchase price is 1.63 billion, which is pretty damned impressive. You gotta figure the AV and Fast purchases made the deal much more attractive to Yahoo, considering that those portions of Overture will allow Yahoo to replace Google as their search provider. Congratulations go to my compadres at AltaVista.

2 Comments

  1. Bruce Bruce

    It’s a crazy world. Are congratulations in order, though? I have NO idea what they’re planning.

  2. still@av still@av

    All this snapping up of properties has an
    uncomfortably familiar ring to it …

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