Microsoft Working on Yahoo Bid

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 07:  The Microsoft logo is seen at the XBOX 360 booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 7, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. More than 45,000 people are expected to attend the annual three-day convention to see the latest games and announcements from the gaming industry.    (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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    Three years after Microsoft unsuccessfully tried to take over Yahoo, the company is at it again: Microsoft is working with investors to put together a bid for Yahoo, according to The Wall Street Journal. Under the arrangement being discussed, Microsoft would kick in the most money—several billion dollars—while private-equity firm Silver Lake Partners and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board would pitch in as well. The firms haven’t committed to the deal, however, and could still abandon it if it turns out to be too complex.

    Read it at The Wall Street Journal