For a while it looked like Google had successfully killed the Microsoft-Yahoo merger with its promise to pump up the profits of Yahoo's search results. So perhaps you'll forgive Google cofounders Sergey Brin and Larry Page for a little crankiness now that talks between Yahoo and Microsoft are on again. Asked about Microsoft's plans to buy Yahoo's search business for a rumored $21 billion, Page told reporters in the U.K. he's tired of talking about the deal and would like them to stop asking about it: "If we're focused on what the other companies are doing we won't make much progress." The Financial Times reports that Page and Brin even complained that the "horse race" between Google, Microsoft and Yahoo "was unhealthy for the development of the Internet." It was much easier when no one was paying attention to Google, wasn't it, Larry and Sergey?