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Carl Icahn a no show for Yahoo AGM

Carl Icahn a no show for Yahoo AGM

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Yahoo rejects yet another Microsoft advance

Yahoo rejects yet another Microsoft advance

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Yahoo has yet again rejected a bid by Microsoft that would have seen its search engine absorbed by the computing giant. But this time, the offer also included the proposal that billionaire investor, Carl Icahn, who has been buying up Yahoo shares, and... >>

Yahoo attempts to quell shareholder rebellion

Yahoo attempts to quell shareholder rebellion

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Are the talks between Yahoo on or off? Is there anything to the rumours that both parties are consulting with Time Warner's AOL? So many questions and yet more rumours today. Yahoo is apparently currently trying to come up with an appeasement package... >>

Are Microsoft and Yahoo talking again?

Are Microsoft and Yahoo talking again?

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We thought it was all over, Yahoo's execs thought the battle was won, but now it seems that talks with Microsoft may be back on. There have been stories aplenty that Yahoo is in disarray facing a shareholder mutiny over the failed takeover talks (round... >>

Microsoft reveals exactly what Yahoo turned down

Microsoft reveals exactly what Yahoo turned down

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Yahoo has now resolutely walked away from talks with Microsoft ending (probably) a saga that has been rumbling on since February. Yahoo stated on Friday that it had turned down Microsoft's revised bid to buy its search business. In a statement, it said... >>