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  1. 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. Yahoo would expand its board, adding Icahn to the table.

  2. Yahoo's Next Move

    Yahoo was arguably swirling the bowl before Yang took on the CEO role, and mark my words: a panicked board installing a doormat leader will have Yahoo stock trading by the penny in no time flat. Sure, we can second-guess the Microsoft acquisition...

  3. Regulators to Prevent Google from Bailing Out Yahoo?

    So, unless something magical happens to Yahoo (like an acquisition by Microsoft - oh wait), then antitrust issues won't even matter. Washington is on a bailout binge lately, so you would think they'd hop on board when it looks like the private...

  4. SearchDay | Measuring a Text Ad's Effectiveness

    A Microsoft acquisition might not have saved these Yahoo jobs. They'll have a "Three for Three" segment addressing issues that have popped up on the Groups board, plus plenty of Q&A. Yahoo, Zillow to Cut Jobs Posted by Nathania Johnson Oct 20, 2008...

  5. SearchDay: The Evolution of SEO

    Frank Biondi and John Chapple Join Yahoo Board of Directors Posted by Nathania Johnson Aug 15, 2008 In accordance with the terms of the settlement with Carl Icahn, Yahoo has added two more board members to complete the expansion to 11.

  6. SearchDay: Link Building with Customers

    Let the Games Begin: Yahoo and Icahn Make it Official Posted by Nathania Johnson Aug 7, 2008 Yahoo has officially appointed Carl Icahn to its board of directors, and board member Robert Kotick has officially resigned.

  7. Woohoo for Yahoo

    Icahn wanted the board out because he felt the Microsoft acquisition was botched. Second, Yahoo's shareholders re-elected the board and decided to keep Jerry Yang at the helm.for now. Why the move to compromise after coming out so strongly against...

  8. Yahoo's Latest Letter to Shareholders: We'll Sell for $33 Per Share

    But he didn't do enough due diligence to determine what your Board already knew: that it was Microsoft's decision to walk away and that it had rebuffed repeated efforts by your independent directors to get a whole company acquisition back on the...

  9. Vote WHITE: Yahoo's Bastille Day Response to Carl Icahn

    s valuable search assets or an acquisition of the entire Company (something Microsoft had refused to discuss with your Board for months). In language much more formal than his blasting of Icahn and Microsoft in interviews, Yahoo's Jerry Yang...

  10. SearchDay: What Can TV Learn from Search?

    Google CEO Affirms Stance on Independent Yahoo Posted by Nathania Johnson Jul 11, 2008 In the wake of Carl Icahn's declaration that Microsoft would buy a Yahoo run be a different board (and Microsoft's affirmation of the claim), Google CEO Eric...