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  • thetoadtimes thetoadtimes Feb 1, 2013 10:58 AM Flag

    Why Apple Should Buy Yahoo!

    There are endless possible acquisition targets that investment bankers can dream up for Apple to buy. Facebook and Twitter are probably the sexiest names. They also clearly would help build out Apple’s skills in social Web stuff, where Ping is the most obvious example of where they have failed to connect with users. However, I tend to agree with Dan Frommer that Apple might be more inclined to build its own social network that maximize its advantages rather than bolt on an expensive one.

    However, I do think buying Yahoo! makes a lot of sense for Apple. I can already hear the guffaws. Yahoo! seems to be the butt of all Internet stock jokes these days. Why would Apple want to strap a perennial stock loser for the last 5 years like Yahoo! to its back?

    Here’s why:

    Read more at Forbes

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