Google CEO Eric Schmidt "we wish Microsoft, Yahoo! the best of luck"

Eric Schmidt wished rivals Microsoft and Yahoo! luck in competing on Web search but took aim at the software giant for what he called a "history" of trying to "restrict consumer choice." "Microsoft is working very hard to build a competitive search engine," When asked about the prospects of Yahoo!-Microsoft tie-up, Schmidt said: "I don't know if […]

Eric Schmidt wished rivals Microsoft and Yahoo! luck in competing on Web search but took aim at the software giant for what he called a "history" of trying to "restrict consumer choice." "Microsoft is working very hard to build a competitive search engine," When asked about the prospects of Yahoo!-Microsoft tie-up, Schmidt said: "I don't know if that scenario will occur. "We did our best attempt at a deal with Yahoo!, and as you know we had to cancel it at the very last minute," "So we wish them the best of luck," Schmidt said.

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