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Yahoo Buyout Rumor – this one is real


The faulty Times of London rumor over the weekend about a pending major Yahoo search deal with Microsoft was likely spawned in part by what appear to be correct reports that Jonathan Miller, former CEO of AOL, has been working … Continue reading

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AOL and Yahoo star in “Spawn of the Ugly Ducklings”


After Yahoo turned down Microsoft’s offer of over $31 per share there has not been much good news for a troubled Yahoo, with a price now right about *half* what Microsoft offered.   However it does appear that Yahoo will merge … Continue reading

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Yahoo Shareholder non-meeting


Today Yahoo Shareholders are meeting in San Jose.   Or maybe we should say non-meeting since there are apparentely mostly empty chairs and uneaten pastry in a venue that was to hold 1000. With shares now trading about $19 you’d think … Continue reading

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Yahoo Microsoft Boxing Match


Yahoo and Microsoft haven’t been able to agree on very much over the last few months so it now appears fairly likely the battle will head into the shareholder meeting on August 1st. Microsoft hasn’t lost many of these matches … Continue reading

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Microsoft Yahoo: Is $32 now the magic number?


Microsoft’s very well played game to win Yahoo at a bargain price is wrapping up even more favorably than Microsoft planned. Yahoo refused the Icahn MS offer today to buy just pieces of the company, though in typical fashion Yahoo … Continue reading

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Yahoo’s Don Quixote


The Yahoo Microsoft fiasco saga continues as Jerry Yang, in today’s interview with Kara Swisher, seemed to suggest he’d basically go down with the ship.   Or perhaps more accurately he’s willing to take the ship down with him in what … Continue reading

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Showdown at the Yahoo Corral Coming August 1


Carl Icahn and Microsoft appear to be coordinating an attack on the current Yahoo board with today’s joint announcements by Icahn and a Microsoft stating they are ready to do a major deal with Yahoo.    The animosity towards Microsoft … Continue reading

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