Internet services companies down in US stock market

Some of the Internet software & services based companies stocks dipped Monday morning, though Yahoo Inc. gained somewhat after Microsoft Corp. disclosed it revived talks with the struggling Internet company regarding some kind of deal to challenge Web search and ad leader Google Inc.
As of early Monday, the talks had not turned into another attempt for the world's largest company to take over Yahoo
Here's how key Internet software and services stocks performed Monday morning:
Yahoo Inc. rose 31 cents to $27.97.
Google Inc. (nasdaq: GOOG - news - people ) fell $4.05 to $576.02.
EBay Inc. (nasdaq: EBAY - news - people ) fell 8 cents to $31.09.
VeriSign Inc. (nasdaq: VRSN - news - people ) fell 20 cents to $40.06.
Akamai Technologies Inc. (nasdaq: AKAM - news - people ) fell 77 cents to $39.56.