Ask and ye shall receive a reprieve

IAC boss Barry Diller was very clear in his intent regarding late in October. Exact quote: “We’ve been asked a lot whether we’re open to consolidating transactions in the area of search. The answer is yes. And, it is unlikely that we would be the consolidator.”  Fine, fine.  Now, the latest says he’d rather partner with someone.  Mr. Ballmer, Mr. Diller is holding on your private line.jeeves-thumb-238x279-86765