An internal Microsoft e-mail reads like a tool to pressure Yahoo to come to the table.
Articles by Kenneth Corbin
European Commission cautiously eyes Redmond's new commitment to interoperability.
Before the ink could dry, lobbying machines blast Net neutrality legislation in the House.
As it scrounges for viable alternatives to Microsoft's hostile acquisition bid, Yahoo is said to be considering a merger of its own.
With Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, IBM and VeriSign joining its board, the notion of an online universal identifier doesn't look like a pipe dream any more.