Is Yahoo’s Strategy to Stay out of Microsoft’s Way?

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It's too early to tell how Yahoo's focus on the media business — and the development of the next generation of the web — will ultimately pan out, but at this point, bets are that the company will be a leading player. As Whitehouse notes, "By focusing on being a media company and a content delivery platform, Yahoo may be able to stay out of Microsoft's crosshairs longer than some of its competitors. And history has shown that the consequences of tackling Microsoft head-on can be dire."

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