Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) doesn't like the offer on the table. Should Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) raise its bid or take its ball and go home? Will Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) or Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) rush in to save the day for the Yahooligans? Or will News Corp. (NYSE: NWS) come to the table with a fair and balanced offer? Motley Fool senior analyst Seth Jayson shares his take on the state of the deal and what it all means for shareholders.

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