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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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Yahoo Microsoft – the Sequel?


TechCrunch is reporting that Microsoft has “excused” the proposed slate of new Yahoo board members telling them that they won’t be needed anymore.    I don’t think this tells us much if anything about the status of a new deal which … Continue reading

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Yang to Yahoos: Keep the Faith


Blodget has a good summary of Jerry Yang’s Yahoo note to the troops articulating the reasons for the rejection of Microsoft’s offer and the company’s future plans.    He gives Yang an A- but I think this might be generous.   I’m … Continue reading

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Microsoft offers to buy Yahoo


I’m feeling kind of smart today after feeling stupid *yesterday*.    I had doubled my Yahoo stake before the earnings call, wrongly thinking that a good report was in store.     However just fair earnings and poor guidance knocked the stock back a few dollars the next day.     … Continue reading

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Yahoo carnage coming at conference call.


As a Yahoo enthusiast and shareholder it’s been hard to watch the company struggle so hard over the past few years only to lose ground to Google, especially because Yahoo’s social networking efforts and web 2.0 initiatives have in most … Continue reading

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Yahoo’s Yang and Filo at CES


Yahoo’s Yang and Filo at CES Originally uploaded by JoeDuck One of the things I left out of my earlier David Filo interview post were the details of Jerry Yang’s talk, which I’d have to say was lackluster given the … Continue reading

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