Top IT Turkeys of 2009

The annual list of bad behavior returns.

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Microhoo, the undead deal

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If the vampires from Twilight were to work at a corporation, that company would be Microhoo. The relationship between Microsoft and Yahoo seems destined to eternal "almost death." The high-profiled failed attempt by Microsoft to buy Yahoo in 2008 was suddenly reborn into a 10-year search partnership. This plan was announced in July and was to be finalized by Oct. 27. But the companies missed the deadline, saying that talks will be extended for an unspecified period. They now hope to figure it out by 2010. Where's Buffy when you need her?

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Republished with permission from NetworkWorld (view original version).

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