You probably have not missed it. Microsoft put a hostile take-over bid of around $40 billion for Yahoo! People generally agree that a Microsoft buying Yahoo! is a crazy idea, but the bid is there. So something has to happen. Jerry Yang, the CEO of Yahoo wrote an internal memo to all employees, which, quite frankly, I found utterly stupid.
Who writes like that other than PR people? What would you feel if you received a letter like that from your biggest boss? And — I’m sorry, but I’m me and this is what I notice — what’s up with not using any capital letters, who is he, a seven-year-old? In case you hadn’t seen it in my links post, here’s John Gruber’s translation of that letter.
It looks we will find out what Yahoo!’s going to do today.