Media: Chatter

"The industry will be well served by having more than one strong player, offering choice to consumers and advertisers." - Kevin Johnson, the president of platforms and services division of Microsoft, on its $44.6 billion takeover bid for Yahoo!

"Could Microsoft now exert the influence over the web it did with the PC? While the net rewards competitive innovation, Microsoft has sought to establish proprietary monopolies." - David Drummond, the chief legal officer at Google, cries foul over Microsoft's takeover bid for Yahoo!

"I read Vogue when I was younger. People buy it out of habit, and it's hard for Harper's Bazaar to take that ground. It felt a bit like a David and Goliath battle, but we've carved our own niche." - Lucy Yeomans, the editor of Harper's Bazaar, on its rivalry with Vogue.

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