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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. 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...

  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. His May 4, 2007 file photo of a Times Square news ticker flashing a headline about Microsoft above a billboard for Yahoo became one of the most used...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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.

  7. 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.