Yahoo! has confirmed sending a rejection letter to Microsoft for their $44.6 billion take over offer stating that Microsoft has greatly undervalued it. Instead Yahoo! is reconsidering a deal with AOL after rejecting an earlier offer from them.
Yahoo confirms rejection letter to Microsoft
Yahoo! set to revive merger talks with AOL
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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, don’t trust your instincts when it comes to selecting a mate. Human decision making is seriously flawed – but it can be fixed with a few simple sums…
As described by the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle, by introducing tools to measure a situation, we can affect the situation itself.
How to make better decisions
The researchers discovered that feeling down triggers self-centered thinking. This egocentrism augments the likelihood that some one spend more money than usual for an item, in order to make them feel better.
Depression Leads To Egocentrism Which Augments Money Spending
Related post: The consumer paradox
Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2007
World University Rankings 2007
Lots of noise and bias in this article that talks about relationships and aging, but an interesting read. An excerpt:
In short, women seem to hang on to the ideal, and many get lucky. But when they start wanting to settle down, they opt for what biologists call the Hobson’s Choice Strategy. In layman’s terms, they opt for something over nothing. (I guess it applies to both genders?)
Where have all the men gone?
“Microsoft Corp., the world’s biggest software maker, made an unsolicited $44.6 billion offer for Yahoo! Inc. to challenge Google Inc.’s dominance in Internet search services and advertising.The $31-a-share bid of cash or Microsoft stock is 62 percent more than Yahoo’s closing price yesterday. Before today, Yahoo had dropped 18 percent this year in Nasdaq Stock Market trading, and said this week that fourth-quarter profit fell 23 percent.” – Bloomberg
Microsoft offers to buy Yahoo for $44.6 billion