Carl Icahn has been a busy blogger. The latest posts on his Icahn Report, which appeared Thursday morning, comprise of a critique of the financial press and an explanation of why he dropped his proxy fight with Yahoo . He also said that, after months of highly public feuding with Yahoo, he won?t be making an appearance at its upcoming shareholder meeting.
Archive for July, 2008
Yahoo investors are likely to get a taste of deja vu when they attend the company’s annual shareholders meeting on Friday. Shareholder revolt Take II?
Update 7:59 a.m., with link to Carl Icahn’s blog about his thoughts on the Yahoo shareholder meeting.
Apparently YouTube’s annotation technology needed a helping hand: Google acquired start-up Omnisio for similar technology.
Without the fanfare that typically accompanies such product announcements, Amazon.com on Tuesday launched two new online-payment options that target small businesses. That makes Amazon.com a direct competitor with both Google Checkout and eBay’s PayPal.
Google analyzes Web sites in its index and finds that most of the sites that have malware are in China, according to a presentation at the Usenix security conference.
Some users of Yahoo’s music-download service will find songs they bought inaccessible after Sept. 30, adding fuel to criticisms over copy-protection measures known as digital rights management.
Italian media company Mediaset announced Wednesday filed a lawsuit against YouTube and its owner Google, alleging the video-sharing site distributed and exploited its commercial property.
The latest search war is being touted as a David and Goliath battle. In modern-day terms, that means Cuil versus Google.
A former Google executive and her husband are betting better search isn’t a popularity contest.