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Yahoo seeks to restart merger talks with AOL: paper

LONDON (Reuters) - Yahoo <YHOO.O> is seeking to restart merger talks with AOL <TWX.N> as a means of defending itself against an unsolicited bid approach from Microsoft <MSFT.O>, the Times newspaper said on Monday.
/ Source: Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Yahoo is seeking to restart merger talks with AOL as a means of defending itself against an unsolicited bid approach from Microsoft , the Times newspaper said on Monday.

The paper, without citing sources, said Yahoo was also considering tie-ups with groups such as Google and Disney .

It said Yahoo and AOL had previously tried to join forces, but were unable to agree on the price of a deal.

None of the parties mentioned could immediately be reached for comment.

(Reporting by Mark Potter; Editing by Quentin Bryar.)