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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. Yahoo Responds to Carl Icahn's Allegations

    s employees "the right to quit his or her job and pocket generous termination benefits at any time during the two years following a takeover.is just plain wrong. Yahoo wasn't too thrilled about Carl Icahn's recent allegations that they hadn't taken...

  3. Microsoft's $1.5 Billion Plan to Retain Yahoo Employees

    While we await the news of Microsoft's next move in its pursuit of the unsolicited Yahoo acquisition, the Wall Street Journal has learned that the software giant plans to spend $1.5 billion to retain Yahoo employees should a merger - or takeover...

  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. 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...

  6. 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.

  7. 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.