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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: 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.

  3. Legg Mason Continues Support Yahoo's Current Board

    However, Legg Mason did advise Yahoo and Carl Icahn to bury the hatchet by the time of the meeting. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Carl Icahn Can't Save Yahoo

    Sure, Carl Icahn is a big Yahoo shareholder and he's hopping mad. Icahn wants to make money for the Yahoo shareholders. This most recent public exchange between Icahn and Yahoo management is just the latest round of treating symptoms while ignoring...

  6. Yahoo Confirms Icahn Proxy Fight

    Yahoo has confirmed that billionaire investor Carl Icahn has initiated a proxy fight via an open letter to Yahoo's board of directors notifying them of his intention to replace the existing board with his own slate of directors.

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

    Yahoo may need to fight off Carl Icahn Syndrome by Proxy today. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who's invested more than a billion dollars in Yahoo, will initiate a proxy contest to oust Yahoo Inc.s board of directors, according to the WSJ, a move...