Yahoo is reportedly holding informal merger discussions with Microsoft in a move that indicates a thaw between the two parties.
Citing a source familiar with the talks, News.com's Dawn Kawamoto reported that the Yahoo and Microsoft are holding informal merger talks. Here's what the end of the radio silence phase means:
Yahoo is coming to its senses and realizing its options (Time Warner and News Corp.) are limited. News Corp. has already said twice it wasn't interested in Yahoo and AOL's pockets are lighter after paying $850 million for Bebo.