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Yahoo Reaches an Agreement With Carl Icahn on Board (Update2)

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| Yahoo! Inc. reached a compromise with billionaire activist Carl Icahn,
| agreeing to give him three board seats to settle a fight for control of the
| Internet company.
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http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?p...Gg4&refer=home

Icahnvict. Corporate bully.


Recent:

Yahoo Was Right to Turn Down Microsoft Offer

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| Despite what the market may suggest, Yahoo was wise to reject the Microsoft
| offer. Microsoft's interest in Yahoo was, for the most part, to acquire its
| market share in search and online advertising - a segment currently dominated
| by Google.
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| [...]
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| Microsoft's acquisition of Yahoo is akin to taking the drumstick, your
| favorite piece of the chicken, and then throwing out the rest because it's
| not really tasty to you. You're interested only in ensuring that your
| archrival doesn't get the drumstick before you do.
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http://www.redorbit.com/news/technol...crosoft_offer/


Is Microsoft Aura Fading?

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| Yesterday's early relief rally reversed, and Microsoft's value has now fallen
| by more than $30 billion since it unveiled its bid for Yahoo on February 1.
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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1210...googlenews_wsj
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