Well, they have a very big portfolio of services (I use it for Y! fantasy sports, someone here said it used it for Y! groups, some for Y! answers, etc.) although no one said they used @yahoo.com as their primary email account.
I'm sure there are other companies, but you're right, magneticnorth, Yahoo has set a pattern of wild rides for shareholders, starting with Jerry Yang's refusal to merge with Microsoft. I don't predict a slowdown in this trend anytime soon.
@Mr. Roques, I have a Yahoo account that I only find myself using for Yahoo groups. I belong to a few community based ones. But I don't send email from the account and don't even check the in box, so I hope no one is trying to contat me that way.
That's right. I guess Alibaba would buy back that holding, plus enough to get control of the company. Right now, if I had to bet money, I'd say that's the likeliest outcome. I don't think Microsoft wants to buy it outright, although it might help fund a consortium.
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