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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. Eric Jackson to Yahoo: I Can Quit You, and I Did

    Jackson did approve of the Yahoo-Icahn agreement that expanded Yahoo's board by 3 members, including Carl Icahn, it apparently was not enough. Writing at SeekingAlpha.com, Jackson explained: "I believed that with better oversight from a new board...

  3. 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. New Yahoo Board Approves Talks with AOL Posted by Nathania Johnson Sep 24, 2008 Yahoo's new...

  4. SearchDay: The Evolution of SEO

    Frank Biondi and John Chapple Join Yahoo Board of Directors Posted by Nathania Johnson Aug 15, 2008 In accordance with the terms of the settlement with Carl Icahn, Yahoo has added two more board members to complete the expansion to 11.

  5. 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.

  6. Woohoo for Yahoo

    First, Carl Icahn found his way to compromise. Icahn wanted the board out because he felt the Microsoft acquisition was botched. Even after the vote re-count, a majority of shareholders voted the board in and Icahn settled for the right to propose...

  7. Perhaps Paris Hilton Should Run Yahoo

    Hey, Carl Icahn is looking for a two people to join him on the expanded board, especially after TimeWarner nixed Jonathan Miller's chances of being part of Icahn's coup d'état. After watching this video, I'm convinced Paris could broker a deal...

  8. SearchDay: Awesome Ad Groups: Small is Good

    Twas the Monday After the Yahoo Shareholder Meeting Posted by Nathania Johnson Aug 4, 2008 The Yahoo shareholder meeting has come and gone without much fanfare, thanks to the settlement between the Yahoo board and Carl Icahn to keep the current...

  9. 'Twas the Monday After the Yahoo Shareholder Meeting

    The Yahoo shareholder meeting has come and gone without much fanfare, thanks to the settlement between the Yahoo board and Carl Icahn to keep the current board but expand it by 3 seats post-meeting. Yahoo had requested that Miller be placed on a...

  10. 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.

  11. Yahoo's Latest Letter to Shareholders: We'll Sell for $33 Per Share

    Then Carl Icahn created a proxy board and subsequently called for Yahoo to sell for $34.375 a share. In a letter that is likely to believed by almost no one, Yahoo regurgitated much of the same old statements about Microsoft and Carl Icahn - and...

  12. Vote WHITE: Yahoo's Bastille Day Response to Carl Icahn

    We believe that this odd and opportunistic alliance of Microsoft and Carl Icahn has anything but the interests of Yahoo! We are prepared to let you, our stockholders, not Microsoft and Carl Icahn, decide what is in your best interests and we look...

  13. Another Microsoft Offer, Another Yahoo Rejection

    That sale would be overseen by Carl Icahn and his board. Recently, Microsoft and Carl Icahn got quite cozy, and the budding relationship spawned a new Yahoo offer. said, "This odd and opportunistic alliance of Microsoft and Carl Icahn has anything...