Update 10:32 a.m. PDT: Added more comments from Gates in his interview and a late morning trading price for Yahoo.
Microsoft's Bill Gates, in an NBC interview with Tom Brokaw, said a deal with Yahoo is unlikely, according to a CNBC report Friday.
Yahoo shares fell 2.81 percent to $20.77 in late morning trading, as the broader markets also slumped.
During his interview, Gates said "I don't think that one is likely," in reference to a Microsoft-Yahoo deal. He added, however, that he believes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will find "plenty … Read more