Yahoo CEO pledges to boost profit margins (AP via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Carol Bartz promised Tuesday to turn around the struggling Internet company after this year’s “terrible” performance.

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Carl Icahn quits Yahoo board, commends CEO (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn gave up his seat on the Yahoo Inc board of directors on Friday, closing a tumultuous chapter in the Internet company’s 15-year history.

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Icahn quits Yahoo board, commends CEO (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn gave up his seat on the Yahoo Inc board of directors on Friday, closing a tumultuous chapter in the Internet company’s 15-year history.

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Yahoo! apologises for lap dance at event in Taiwan (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

US Internet company Yahoo! has apologised to Taiwanese clients over a lap dance show organised during a brainstorming meeting for Internet engineers in Taipei over the weekend.

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Yahoo director to step down at end of year (AP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Yahoo Inc. director Maggie Wilderotter plans to step down from the slumping Internet company’s board at the end of this year. The resignation will leave Yahoo with 11 directors.

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Selling 12.7 Million Shares, Icahn Pares Yahoo Stake (New York Times)

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Carl C. Icahn, one of Yahoo ?s largest stockholders, has sold 12.7 million shares to whittle his holdings in the slumping Internet company down a percentage point to a 4.5 percent stake.

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Icahn pares Yahoo stake with sale of 12.7M shares (AP via Yahoo! News)

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Financier Carl Icahn, one of Yahoo Inc.’s largest stockholders, has sold 12.7 million shares to whittle his holdings in the slumping Internet company down a percentage point to a 4.5 percent stake.

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Google faces property ads war (Stuff)

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Google is facing the greatest challenge yet to its might in Australia as two of its largest media customers threaten to pull their business in retaliation against the internet company’s decision to enter the real estate listings market.

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CORRECTED: Yahoo outlook misses (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Yahoo Inc’s third-quarter forecasts fell short of Wall Street expectations, sending shares 3.2 percent lower, as the Internet company announced plans to step up spending despite persistent weakness in the advertising market.

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Yahoo chief vows to restore momentum (Independent Online)

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz has assured shareholders that the slumping Internet company will pick up momentum in the future.

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