All this time spent waiting can't be good for Yahoo. The company has suffered financially quite a lot the past year, starting Microsoft rescinding its buyout offer which is partially blamed for the massive stock price drop to record lows. Just this week, the ailing company was discovered to be making preparations to lay off over one thousand employees.
Even if a Google deal can save the company, it'll have to come sooner rather than later. As a side note, it is interesting that Microsoft has demanded the deal be halted due to Google owning more than 70% of the search market, and yet them owning over 90% of the OS market hasn't stopped them from selling.