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What next for Motorola powered by Google?

What next for Motorola powered by Google?

By 16 August 2011

Google has announced that it will buy Motorola for $12.6bn, a premium of over 63% on its share price, and with it sending a massive shockwave through the industry. As the dust settles and the tech world ponders the announcement that Google is now a... >>

Yahoo board finalised

Yahoo board finalised

By 15 August 2008

Part of the deal that Yahoo made with billionaire investor, and once rebel shareholder, was that he could nominate three of his pals to the Yahoo board. One dropped out but the two remaining businessmen have now been named and brought into the Yahoo board.... >>

Shareholders vote to let Yahoo Yang keep his job ... just

Shareholders vote to let Yahoo Yang keep his job ... just

By 6 August 2008

The details are now coming through from Yahoo's AGM, and they reveal exactly how close the company's top management came to losing their jobs. Although the Yahoo board had acted weeks previously to placate one of their most vocal dissenting shareholders... >>

Yahoo AGM  turns into slanging match

Yahoo AGM turns into slanging match

By 4 August 2008

Carl Icahn, rebel shareholder and vocal billionaire, may have been placated, but Yahoo still faced dissent at its much-anticipated AGM on 1 August. Angry investors turned up Yahoo's board in the meeting voicing their anger at how the two takeover bids... >>

Carl Icahn a no show for Yahoo AGM

Carl Icahn a no show for Yahoo AGM

By 1 August 2008

He has been the bane of Yahoo's existence ever since Microsoft launched a takeover bid for the internet company's search biz all of those months ago. But now it seems billionaire investor, who owns a 5% stake in Yahoo, is content with his lot. After months... >>

Yahoo shareholder sells stake in disgust

Yahoo shareholder sells stake in disgust

By 30 July 2008

A Texan oil billionaire has sold all of his shares in Yahoo in protest at how the company has handled Microsoft's various bids to buy its search business. Billionaire investor Thomas Boone Pickens spent millions of dollars buying up 10 million shares... >>

Microsoft says chance of Yahoo takeover now slim

Microsoft says chance of Yahoo takeover now slim

By 26 July 2008

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief exec, has told journalists that his company is "done" with pursuing Yahoo, after two unsuccessful bids and months of wrangling. "There's nothing under discussion between the two of us", Ballmer told investors. "We had... >>

Yahoo does deal with rebel shareholder

Yahoo does deal with rebel shareholder

By 21 July 2008

Just last week Yahoo is warning its shareholders to stay away from billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who has been putting mounting pressure on Yahoo's board to do a deal with Microsoft. Well now Yahoo is adopting a different tack. According to online reports,... >>

Yahoo warns shareholders off supporting Carl Icahn

Yahoo warns shareholders off supporting Carl Icahn

By 18 July 2008

Earlier this week, there was a war of words between Yahoo, which had newly rejected yet another Microsoft buy-out bid, and the computing giant itself. But now, in another letter published on its website, Yahoo has now turned its attention on billionaire... >>

Microsoft "sets the record straight" over Yahoo deal

Microsoft "sets the record straight" over Yahoo deal

By 15 July 2008

Yesterday Yahoo told the world that it had rejected yet another Microsoft advance and also took a rather large pop at the computing giant. Yahoo chairman Roy Bostock wrote in a statement that an offer his company had had just 24 hours to consider had... >>


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