Yahoo Layoffs Set for December 10 (And, No, Jerry Yang Is Not Leaving Too) (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

While they’re not as significant as the potential 6,000 layoffs at Sun Microsystems announced earlier today, several sources at Yahoo said that the previously announced layoffs at the Internet giant are set to take effect on December 10.

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The Yahoo-AOL Jabberfest Continues Ad Infinitum (Plus Some Jerry Yang Chitter-Chatter on Video) (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Last week–in a clear sign that BoomTown has spent way too much face time in front of the idiot box–I compared the endless bickering back-and-forth between Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to the annoying push-me-pull-you antics of Ross and Rachel on the television show, “Friends.”

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More Microsoft-Yahoo Relationship Drama (Portfolio.com via Yahoo! Finance)

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Really, these guys are like a dysfunctional high school couple. Over the weekend, visiting Australia, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was asked about Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang’s comments last week about the failed Microsoft-Yahoo deal.

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Yahoo CEO to Microsoft: Make us another offer (USA Today)

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Now that a pivotal advertising partnership with Google is off the table, Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang is ready return to the bargaining table with Microsoft if the world’s largest software maker remains interested in buying his embattled Internet company.

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Sinking shares could renew Yahoo deal (The News Journal)

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

SEATTLE — When Yahoo Inc. co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang spurned Microsoft Corp.’s rich buyout offer this spring, he promised brighter days in Sunnyvale were just over the horizon.

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Yahoo: A bargain at half the price? (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

SEATTLE . When Yahoo Inc. co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang spurned Microsoft Corp.’s rich buyout offer this spring, he promised that brighter days in Sunnyvale were just over the horizon. Now the market collapse has helped drive Yahoo’s value to a fraction of what Microsoft originally bid. If Microsoft or another buyer were to float a new offer, the acquisition would come much cheaper, and …

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Yahoo could again be a target (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

When Yahoo Inc. co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang spurned Microsoft Corp.’s rich buyout offer this spring, he promised that brighter days in Sunnyvale, Calif., were just over the horizon.

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Sinking shares could make Yahoo a target again (AP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 10th, 2008

When Yahoo Inc. co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang spurned Microsoft Corp.’s rich buyout offer this spring, he promised brighter days in Sunnyvale were just over the horizon.

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Yahoo Shares Trading Below Pre-Microsoft Offer Price (New York Times)

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

It may be because Microsoft appears to have shifted its attention from Jerry Yang to Jerry Seinfeld . Or it may be that investors are feeling pessimistic as Yahoo?s search business continues to weaken.

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Yahoo?s Advisory Bill: $36 Million and Growing (New York Times)

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Jerry Yang and his fellow Yahoo s have spent plenty of time and energy in recent months dealing with Microsoft ?s unsolicited takeover offer and the proxy fight it inspired.

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