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

    As a three year board member, he knows the executives. The deadline for bid submissions was end of business yesterday. The consortium includes Microsoft - that already is working with Yahoo - and an offer for a new CEO with a proven successful...

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

  3. SearchDay: Link Building with Customers

    The moves were all part of a previously reached agreement by Yahoo and Icahn following months of drama resulting from an unsolicited bid by Microsoft to buy Yahoo. Let the Games Begin: Yahoo and Icahn Make it Official Posted by Nathania Johnson Aug...

  4. Will Yahoo Be Counting Hanging Chads?

    With so much disappointment in the Yahoo board among shareholders, how did Chairman Roy Bostock and CEO Jerry Yang manage to get more votes this year than at last year's shareholders meeting? The proxy committees recommended that votes for Bostock...

  5. Legg Mason Continues Support Yahoo's Current Board

    Icahn has submitted a proxy board to replace the current board and has been in talks with Microsoft for a deal should his board win. In April, before Microsoft's ultimatum for Yahoo to accept its bid came to pass, Legg Mason threw its support...

  6. Google CEO Affirms Stance on Independent Yahoo

    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 Schmidt hasn't changed his position on what should happen with Yahoo.

  7. Yahoo Confirms Icahn Proxy Fight

    It is clear to me that the board of directors of Yahoo has acted irrationally and lost the faith of shareholders and Microsoft. During the past week, a number of shareholders have asked me to lead a proxy fight to attempt to remove the current...

  8. Icahn Trumps Yahoo Board: "You're Fired!"

    We're not calling Icahn a liar but we don't think the Yahoo board is crazy for declining the Microsoft takeover bid. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who's invested more than a billion dollars in Yahoo, will initiate a proxy contest to oust Yahoo...