Sprint to start selling phone with Google software (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Sprint Nextel Corp. is releasing a phone sporting Google Inc.’s Android software on Oct. 11.

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2 Backed by Icahn to Join Yahoo Board (New York Times)

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Yahoo said on Thursday that it would add the former chief executives of Viacom and Nextel Partners to its board as part of the company?s deal to avoid a proxy fight with the investor Carl C. Icahn.

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Yahoo selects Biondi, Chapple as new board members (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Yahoo Inc. said Thursday it will add the former chief executives of Viacom and Nextel Partners to its board of directors as part of the company’s deal to ward off a proxy fight with billionaire investor Carl Icahn.

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Yahoo near naming Biondi, Chapple to board: source (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Yahoo Inc is in the process of approving the appointments of former Viacom Inc (VIAb.N) CEO Frank Biondi and former Nextel Partners CEO John Chapple to its board and is expected to name the appointees by Friday, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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