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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. 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...

  4. 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. Like Baron von Munchausen, who rode a cannonball behind enemy lines then rode one back when he decided it wasn't such a good idea...

  5. Free to Go: Microsoft Releases Proxy Yahoo Board

    But Microsoft is throwing a wrench into those plans by releasing members of its proxy Board of Directors, prepared for a hostile takeover of Yahoo. And today, the analysts will be pondering whether or not Microsoft will come back for Yahoo...

  6. 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. On Saturday, Microsoft formally withdrew its proposal to acquire Yahoo. With the Microsoft-Yahoo mashup scrapped (for now), who are the hidden...

  7. 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...

  8. Microsoft's Deadline Passes Without Yahoo Deal

    Microsoft pursues a hostile takeover Microsoft presents a higher bid Microsoft withdraws from proposal altogether Microsoft buys another company (AOL? Steve Ballmer's "Deal or No Deal" utlimatum has passed without a deal and the analysts are all-a...