Jerry Yang archive

  • Jerry Yang resigns from Yahoo: A positive move for the Internet giant?
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    Jerry Yang resigns from Yahoo: A positive move for the Internet giant?

    By 18 January 2012

    After 17 years building up one of the largest web-based companies, co-founder of Yahoo, Jerry Yang is resigning from the board. Yahoo was founded 1995 by Yang and David Filo, and for years saw huge growth as it came to dominate the web, however despite...

  • Yahoo shares soar on Yang's departure
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    Yahoo shares soar on Yang's departure

    By 19 November 2008

    Poor old Jerry Yang - he's faced a takeover bid from Microsoft, the wrath of his shareholders when he rejected it, job losses, and now the market seems to have applauded his decision to stand down as CEO. Yahoo's shares soared a whooping 10% on the news...

  • Yahoo admits Microsoft deal may be "best option"
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    Yahoo admits Microsoft deal may be "best option"

    By 6 November 2008

    Both Microsoft big wig, Steve Ballmer, and rebel Yahoo shareholder Carl Icahn said last month that they believed a takeover by Microsoft of Yahoo would be a huge benefit to both companies. Said Icahn: "I will say and I continue to say that sooner or later...

  • Yahoo Yang could be ousted
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    Yahoo Yang could be ousted

    By 23 October 2008

    Its shares are falling, it is chopping staff, and now analysts say it is only a matter of time before there is a mutiny at Yahoo. Allen Weiner, senior technologies analyst at Gartner, has gone on the record saying that Jerry Yang's days at Yahoo could...