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A person walks in front of a Yahoo sign at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Verizon bought Yahoo in a sale announced Monday, July 25, 2016. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
A person walks in front of a Yahoo sign at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Verizon bought Yahoo in a sale announced Monday, July 25, 2016. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
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In 2008, Microsoft made a hostile $44.6 billion offer for Yahoo, which the Web company swatted away. Now, Verizon is purchasing Yahoo for less than $5 billion. Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the deal for the now-struggling Yahoo, and what each company has to gain from the sale.

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Kara Swisher, co-executive editor of Recode and co-executive producer of The Code Conference. She tweets @karaswisher.

This segment aired on July 25, 2016.

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