Microsoft to resurrect Yahoo takeover bid? (PC Advisor)

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Ballmer met with firm that controls Yahoo China A meeting between Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Jack Ma, the CEO of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, which controls Yahoo in China, has led to speculation that the software giant might have resurrected its bid to acquire Yahoo.

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Nothing to cheer about for Yahoo as stocks plummet (The New Zealand Herald)

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO – Yahoo’s stock has sunk to its lowest level in nearly five years, magnifying the challenge facing the internet company as its management tries to justify their rebuff of Microsoft’s $47.5 billion takeover bid.

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Yahoo?s Stock Nears 5-Year Low (New York Times)

Friday, September 5th, 2008

Shares of Yahoo , which fended off an unwelcome takeover bid from Microsoft earlier this year, hit their lowest level in nearly five years on Thursday.

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Sinking Yahoo: Shares drop to nearly 5-year low (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Yahoo Inc.’s stock sunk to its lowest level in nearly five years Thursday, magnifying the challenge facing the Internet company as its management tries to justify their rebuff of Microsoft Corp.’s $47.5 billion takeover bid.

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Yahoo CEO remains upbeat despite lackluster 2Q (AP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

With Microsoft’s $47.5 billion takeover bid off the table and his company’s stock price down 20 percent during his 13-month reign as Yahoo’s CEO, Jerry Yang has a message for his exasperated shareholders: Things aren’t as bleak as they look.

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