We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you this breaking news, and to ask you about it.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting this afternoon that Microsoft is in talks to invest as muhc as $15 billion- with a B- in red-hot social networking site Facebook.
Not hard to figure why. Microsoft would love to be in social networking, and at least in terms of an immediate presence, far easier to buy then build. And although Facebook is said to be worth at least $15 billion and probably much more if it were to go IPO, a cool $15 billion would bring Microsoft lots of influence in pretty much every Facebook partnering, marketing, featureset, UI, etc. decision.
But Google and Yahoo! have courted Facebook as well.
So I ask you: