I’m not sure which is a worse sign of trouble: creating a Web site to talk yourself into loving a deal you hate in your heart of hearts, or having your CEO (in this case Carol Bartz) send a reassuring note to employees. But there’s no way Yahoo engineers can be comforted by this lie — I mean line:
Some of the biggest brains in the business work on Yahoo! Search, and they will continue to innovate to create a better search experience on Yahoo!. As a result of the deal, Microsoft, which has great technologists and deep pockets,will have the scale to bring users faster, more useful and more personally relevant search.
To read more, please see Microsoft Deal Makes Yahoo Hate Itself on my Tech Business blog on The Faster Times.