Microsoft-Yahoo: What Will Stay And What Will Go?

Intriguing speculation about the detailed implications of a Microsoft-Yahoo merger.

While the tech world waits to see whether Yahoo will accept Microsoft’s $44.6 billion takeover bid, Microsoft and Yahoo employees sleep restlessly at the prospect of massive staff cuts if the takeover goes ahead. There’s a lot of duplication between Yahoo and Microsoft’s internet arms and services will shut and/ or be downsized as content and services from each cross-pollinate across the merged entity.

Here’s some upcoming clashes and which side/ service may continue into the future…

From my point of view, the only interesting question is what would happen to Flickr.