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Microsoft want Yahoo! That's no secret. Whilst it has been made clear in the past that a partial sale is not an option, the recently approved search partnership seems to open the doors for a deeper understanding of the Yahoo! properties and a sale may seem to be inevitable. Or is it? In this industry analysis piece for State of Search, I take a look at the deal commercials, and why the partnership may not necesarily pave the way for sale, for some time.


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