Back off, Ballmer. Your intended bride has other suitors, and doesn't want to rush head-over-heels into something crazy.
CEO Jerry Yang said the change is meant to reduce the distraction of a proxy battle in case Microsoft
Whether that means hooking up with News Corp.
Will it be yAhoOL! or YahSpace? Will the Big G swallow Panama whole? Or does Redmond get its way in the end? My money is on Rupert Murdoch playing the white knight in shining "Aussie Rules!" football gear. Others prefer the AOL scenario. Tune in sometime in the next three months to find out.
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