Apple should buy Yahoo!

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by DaveSW, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. DaveSW macrumors 6502

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    what do you guys think? AppleHOO / Yahoopple!
     
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    Apple should buy DaveSW's ability to start threads about who they should buy. ;)
     
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    Why in the world should apple buy yahoo when they've failed, their business model is broken, they have nothing to offer apple.
     
  6. DaveSW thread starter macrumors 6502

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    hey Apple's got plenty of cash :cool:
     
  7. polotska macrumors 6502

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    I often forget that Yahoo still exists. Pretty sad, really.
     
  8. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    Because they make good business decisions... of which, buying Yahoo is not one
     
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    Apple should buy me -- I'd sell them 50.1% shares in me for no more than $100M. That's a bargain and I'd bet they'd get more out of me than out of Yahoo.
     
  10. DaveSW thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Yahoo!'s got services and content that Apple can integrate with the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch/Macs. Sort of like .Mac on steroids.

    Apple can use Yahoo (?Maps, search, webmail, flickr, etc.). instead of MS or Google.
     
  11. bigjnyc macrumors 601

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    Thank god you're not running apple. They would go around buying up every overpriced, failed and dwindling company until their cash reserve is depleted and they have no money left for R&D
     
  12. DaveSW thread starter macrumors 6502

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    it was a joke :rolleyes:
     
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    Microsoft is merging with Yahoo... This is the 2nd time today I've had to mention this.
     
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    No problem,
    [​IMG] just buys [​IMG].
     
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    They don't need or want the search
    They already have a webmail client
    They could expand the .me gallery further instead of buying yahoo just for flickr

    Again what services does yahoo have (and is successful at) that would prompt apple to spend billions of dollars? None, there's no synergy between apple and yahoo.

    For a whole less money they could develop similar services. Buying yahoo for its search engine business is looney because google is crushing them. Why buy in on a losing proposition
     
  16. DaveSW thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I kind of agree.
     
  17. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    Then why did you suggest they buy Yahoo?
    Bored?
     
  18. DaveSW thread starter macrumors 6502

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    yeah kind of.
     
  19. justAGeek macrumors newbie

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    I'd like to see Apple buy

    I'd like to see Apple buy me one of each of the products they sell. :)
    Or maybe at least one of those 17" MacBook Pro's.

    What? they got's lots of cash, don't they like me? I like them.

    LOL
     
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    Apple buying Yahoo? Why does Apple need to go dumpster diving?
     
  22. DaveSW thread starter macrumors 6502

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    All the what ifs? I don't think anyone has the time for that.
     
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