Tag Archives: YHOO

Microsoft Yahoo Deal – Enter the Fat Lady and $34 per share?


The Wall Street Journal has a great summary of the breakdown of the initial Yahoo Microsoft merger talks a few months ago, complete with something of a  play by play in how corporate strategies on both sides …failed.    My read … Continue reading

Posted in microsoft, stocks, Web 2.0, yahoo | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Yahoo Employee on Yahoo Reorganization


I’m posting this as vindication of my sarcastic view of the Yahoo reorganization plans.    It’s an email sent to Fortune magazine from a Yahoo employee who sarcastically addresses Yahoo’s challenges of the past year – from the Peanut butter memo … Continue reading

Posted in yahoo | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Yahoo Announces Reorganization Plan which is sung to the tune of the Who’s “Won’t Get Fooled Again”


Yahoo’s plans for reorganizing their reorganization have now been announced.  Kara seems to have the best scoops on this. Meet the new boss Sue Decker, same as the old boss. I am paraphrasing somewhat, but IMHO this is the gist … Continue reading

Posted in advertising, entertainment, microsoft, search, stocks, Web 2.0, yahoo | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Buy before the rumor, sell before the news?


One of the really intriguing aspects of the blogOspheric chatterfest is how the big markets tend to react to rumors from key business related blogs.    When TechCrunch reported yesterday that talks between Microsoft and Yahoo had resumed Yahoo stock increased, … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, blogs, companies, microsoft, stocks, Websites, yahoo | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Carl Icahn: Blogger


There’s a new guy in blog town and he’s shooting from the hip about the defects of the corporate governance models we’ve all come to know and hate over the past decades. His name is Carl Icahn and his blog … Continue reading

Posted in companies, news, yahoo | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Microsoft Yahoo misquoting, stock quoting, and blog quotas


Silicon Valley Insider appears to be manufacturing some news with their misquote of Microsoft Johnson as stating that if Yahoo fires Yang, Microsoft may bid again. It appears that Johnson did not say that or even anything approaching that in … Continue reading

Posted in Web 2.0, yahoo | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why O’Reilly’s wrong about Arrington being wrong about Yahoo being wrong about Microsoft


What did the normally very insightful Tim O’Reilly and Fred Wilson have for lunch, some free hallucinogenic deserts over at Google? Both are criticizing Mike Arrington for stating the obvious – Yahoo’s not acting in the best interest of shareholders … Continue reading

Posted in blogs, companies, Google, microsoft, Web 2.0, yahoo | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment