Media: Chatter

"We made an offer, we made another offer ... We moved on. Acquisition is a thing of the past." - Microsoft's chief executive, Steve Ballmer, rules out another move for Yahoo! after its proposed search partnership with Google falls through

"It reflects the fact that the Financial Times is the brand, not the FT. Outside the UK, people don't call us the FT." - James Montgomery, the editor of the Financial Times website, on dropping the FT.com logo

"The British press is having a privacy law imposed on it, which ... is undermining the ability of mass-circulation newspapers to sell in an ever-more difficult market." - The Daily Mail's editor-in-chief, Paul Dacre, makes a case for reduced legal restrictions on newspapers.

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