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  1. Liverpool FC Fans Invited to Enjoy a Pint with Citizen of Red Sox Nation at SES London 2011

    I read in The Boston Globe this morning that Boston Red Sox owner John Henry has "stretched his sports empire across the Atlantic" by "completing what amounted to a hostile takeover of Liverpool FC, one of the cornerstone teams of the English...

  2. 50 Most Memorable Moments in Search for 2008

    Board Investor Carl Icahn wasn't happy with Yahoo's rejection of Microsoft's generous offer, so he threatened a hostile takeover of his own for the annual shareholders meeting. Carl Icahn Threatens Yahoo with Hostile Takeover of Board, Later Agrees...

  3. Free to Go: Microsoft Releases Proxy Yahoo Board

    But Microsoft is throwing a wrench into those plans by releasing members of its proxy Board of Directors, prepared for a hostile takeover of Yahoo. It's speculation Friday, again. And today, the analysts will be pondering whether or not Microsoft...

  4. Microsoft's Deadline Passes Without Yahoo Deal

    Microsoft pursues a hostile takeover Steve Ballmer's "Deal or No Deal" utlimatum has passed without a deal and the analysts are all-a-flutter with predictions and speculations. If you read all the reports, the possibilities for what will happen...

  5. Highlights from the SEW Blog: April 7-11, 2008

    Microsoft Gets Tired of WaitingMicrosoft is apparently tired of waiting for Yahoo to respond to its unsolicited takeover bid, and has issued a deadline of April 26 for Yahoo to come to terms on an acquisition agreement, or face a hostile takeover.

  6. Making Yahoocrosoft a Reality

    Microsoft has issued Yahoo a three-week deadline to sort itself out peacefully (read: come to terms) before a hostile takeover becomes imminent. Microsoft is still hot on the trail of Yahoo and the question of will it/won't it be a hostile...

  7. Microsoft Gets Tired of Waiting

    Microsoft is apparently tired of waiting for Yahoo to respond to its unsolicited takeover bid, and has issued a deadline of April 26 for Yahoo to come to terms on an acquisition agreement, or face a hostile takeover.

  8. Yahoo Fires Back

    Yahoo retaliated in the ongoing saga of Microsoft's hostile takeover attempt today by extending the deadline for nominations of its board of directors to some future date 10 days after it announces the date of its annual meeting.