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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. Carl Icahn Threatens Yahoo with Hostile Takeover of Board, Later Agrees...

  2. SearchDay | A Tale of Two Links

    Yahoo recently expanded its board to 11 members, adding investor Carl Icahn in a settlement after his attempt to takeover the company with a new board. Microsoft adCenter Launches Learning Center Posted by Nathania Johnson Sep 25, 2008 Microsoft's...

  3. Microsoft-Yahoo Mashup Scrapped: Hidden Winners and Losers

    And now it's stuck with a bunch of funny t-shirts commemorating the takeover of Yahoo by Microsoft. I'm not talking about the stockholders, advertisers, employees, CEOs, management teams, boards of directors or other stakeholders of Google, Yahoo...

  4. 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.

  5. Search Headlines & Links: April 9, 2008

    Yahoo Gets Investor Support on Efforts to Fend Off MicrosoftMicrosoft's gamble that Yahoo investors will support their takeover of the search engine may already be backfiring. Levy says that agencies are the ones who develop the creative, something...

  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. Murdoch to Yahoo: I'm Just Not Into You

    Yahoo has reportedly been talking to AOL in an attempt to delay what many analysts say is the inevitable takeover by Microsoft. Yahoo's board turned down Microsoft's unsolicited offer for $31 a share, but Microsoft is a patient suitor.