Corporate raider Carl Icahn increased his stake in Yahoo after co-founder Jerry Yang decided to step down as head of the internet firm.
Archive for November, 2008
Carl Icahn?s purchase of seven million additional shares is likely to fuel speculation over Yahoo?s search for a new chief executive.
In a move likely to fuel speculation over Yahoo Inc.’s search for a new chief executive, activist investor Carl Icahn has bought up close to 7 million additional shares of the Internet company, according to regulatory filings.
Google acknowledged breaking the official rules of Apple’s iPhone software development kit when it created the latest version of the Google Mobile application for the iPhone. What are the implications for developers and for users? Join Charles Cooper and Tom Krazit on the CNET News Daily Debrief.
A photograph — especially an historic one — is “information” as much as any statistic. So it’s worth mentioning the recent debut of Google’s database of Life Magazine images.
MANILA, Philippines – Global search engine Google, Inc. announced Thursday a new service that can translate 34 foreign languages into Filipino.
Apparently no one told Carl Icahn this was supposed to be a slow news day … the Yahoo director added nearly 7 million shares to his holdings in the company this week at an almost bargain-basement cost of roughly $67 million. According to a filing with the SEC Wednesday, various Icahn entities acquired 3,697,181 shares at $9.7988 per share Monday, 2,704,780 shares at $9.9678 Tuesday, and …
People using both Google Calendar and Gmail can add a small window into Google Calendar right in the main Gmail screen, which makes planning activities by e-mail even easier.
Google Maps’ Street View underwent some small but interesting changes just in time for your Thanksgiving commute.
Yahoo has sold Kelkoo, the European comparison shopping service it bought in 2004 — at a time when Microsoft is busy adding such features to its own search offering. The sale, to U.K. company Jamplant, is the first sign since CEO Jerry Yang stepped down last Monday that Yahoo is refocusing.