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July 30, 2009 in Business
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The news headline “zipper” in New York’s Times Square announces a Microsoft deal with Yahoo. Microsoft Corp. has finally roped Yahoo Inc. into an Internet search partnership, capping a convoluted pursuit that dragged on for years and finally setting the stage for them to make a joint assault against the dominance of Google Inc.

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Steve Ballmer Microsoft CEO

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Carol Bartz Yahoo CEO