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  1. Ouch! Microsoft's Latest Bid for Yahoo Half of 2008 Offer

    Alibaba is waiting to see whether Yahoo's board will deem the partial-stake bids inadequate and invite it into negotiations to acquire the whole company, a person with knowledge of the matter said. If either Microsoft or Alibaba acquire part or all...

  2. Microsoft's Yahoo Bid May Have the Right Stuff

    Lee Partners who are looking to acquire just the U.S.operations. As a three year board member, he knows the executives. The Silver Lake consortium is one of a number of parties bidding for a minority stake in Yahoo, but their offer has a number of...

  3. Apple Should Buy Yahoo: Why I'm Now Convinced

    Another caveat is that if Apple were to acquire Yahoo! Already, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who sits on Apple's board, leaves board meetings when the iPhone comes up due to the conflict of interest with Google Android.

  4. SearchDay: The Evolution of SEO

    AOL Confirms SocialThing Acquisition Posted by Nathania Johnson Aug 15, 2008 While not yet complete, AOL has confirmed that they will acquire SocialThing. Frank Biondi and John Chapple Join Yahoo Board of Directors Posted by Nathania Johnson Aug 15...

  5. Yahoo Sends Shareholders Letter About Google, Microsoft

    As we explained in our last letter, our board and management held numerous meetings and conversations with Microsoft about its proposal to acquire Yahoo! Rather than acquire our whole company as it had been proposing for months, Microsoft now...

  6. Yahoo on MicroHoo: Stick a Fork In It - We're Done

    In the weeks since Microsoft withdrew its offer to acquire Yahoo! and Microsoft on June 8th in which Chairman Roy Bostock and other independent Board members from Yahoo! s Board of Directors has determined, after careful evaluation, that such a...

  7. Yahoo! AMP! plus Full Text: Yahoo Proxy Statement

    Given Microsoft's stated position of not wanting to acquire Yahoo! In addition, in responding to Microsoft Corporation's proposal to acquire the company and exploring strategic alternatives, Yahoo! if his slate is elected, is to hope that Microsoft...

  8. SearchDay: Delving into SearchMonkey

    Ask.com to Acquire Dictionary.com Family of Reference SitesPosted by Kevin NewcombIAC-owned Ask.com has agreed to acquire Lexico Publishing Group, the owner of Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com, and Reference.com.

  9. Yahoo Confirms Icahn Proxy Fight

    I have therefore taken the following actions: (1) during the last 10 days, I have purchased approximately 59 million shares and share-equivalents of Yahoo; (2) I have formed a 10-person slate which will stand for election against the current board...

  10. Microsoft Withdraws Yahoo Offer; Yahoo Responds

    Ballmer wrote, "I hereby formally withdraw Microsoft's proposal to acquire Yahoo! Yahoo drank the Google paid search Kool-Aid to fight off Microsoft, leading the Redmond giant to retract its higher bid to acquire the Sunnyvale search engine.

  11. Yahoo to Microsoft: We Already Dumped You

    Our Board has reviewed your most recent letter with regard to the unsolicited proposal you made to acquire Yahoo on January 31, 2008. Lastly, we are steadfast in our commitment to choosing a path that maximizes stockholder value and we will not...

  12. Microsoft Gets Tired of Waiting

    It has now been more than two months since we made our proposal to acquire Yahoo at a 62% premium to its closing price on January 31, 2008, the day prior to our announcement. On Saturday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sent a following letter to Yahoo...