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2008-07-13 18:00:08

Yahoo! says it has rejected a renewed proposal by Microsoft to buy the company's Internet search business, sources say.

2008-07-13 09:00:15

By Chris O'Brien, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 13--The standoff is over. Shareholder activist Carl Icahn is going to win his proxy fight with Jerry Yang and seize control of Yahoo. All that happens between now and Aug.

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2008-07-10 06:20:00

On a day when most of the technology buzz surrounded Friday's scheduled debut of Apple's new iPhone, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told a crowd in Houston his company needs to do more "cool" stuff.

2008-07-09 21:00:13

By Simon Wilson Microsoft threw its weight behind investor Carl Icahn's effort to dump Yahoo's board, saying a successful shareholder rebellion would encourage the software maker to renew its bid to buy Yahoo's internet search engine, or possibly the entire company.

2008-07-09 12:00:00

Microsoft partners meeting in Houston responded with resignation and some optimism Tuesday to the company's move toward more Internet-based software and services, despite worries that it could cut into some of their business.

2008-07-09 03:00:07

SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft Corp. threw its weight behind investor Carl Icahn's effort to dump Yahoo Inc.'s board, saying Monday that a successful shareholder rebellion would encourage the software maker to renew its bid to buy Yahoo's Internet search engine or possibly the entire company.

2008-07-09 00:00:06

By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Microsoft Corp.

2008-07-08 12:00:32

By Benjamin J. Romano, The Seattle Times Jul.

2008-07-08 12:00:08

Yahoo! investors hoping for a Microsoft (MSFT) buyout finally got cause for celebration.

2008-07-08 09:00:00

Microsoft sets new condition for buying out Yahoo LOS ANGELES, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Microsoft said on Monday that it might renew talks to buy Yahoo's search technology or the entire company only after the Yahoo board and its Chief Executive Jerry Yang were ousted.


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