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  • Carl Icahn

    Investor Carl Icahn, who ran a heated proxy battle to unseat the Yahoo board and oust its chief executive, said he will not be attending the Internet company's annual meeting Friday.

  • Boone Pickens

    The Texas billionaire unloads 10 million shares of the company, citing frustration over the way management handled the Microsoft situation.

  • I hope this will become your ultimate destination to catch up with the business of the Games--from the most marketable athletes who will now cash in to the athletes who might lose their chance of a payday due to fractionally missing out on that gold medal. We kick off the Olympic theme today with one of my favorite stories: Dan and Dave.

  • The Pure Power Edge

    I get pitched a lot of products. Most of the time, I’m not that impressed to do anything. But when I was told about the Pure Power Edge, I was at the very least intrigued by something I’ve never heard before.

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    I have to admit. I've never really understood this type of cross sports promotion. It's not the first time it has happened in golf of course. Payne Stewart, Ben Curtis and Brian Bateman have all worn NFL logos.

  • Yahoo Headquarters

    Yahoo's second-largest shareholder is considering withholding votes for Chairman Roy Bostock and CEO Jerry Yang as disappointment over the Internet company's decision to shun a merger with Microsoft continues to create a rift among stakeholders, the New York Post reported.

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    There were a lot of cheers when Chicago Cubs fans heard that Mark Cuban was still in the running for becoming the next owner. It’s not really a home run that someone who spends $1 billion on a team is going to automatically care about winning. But we know that Cuban does.

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    Chief Executive Steve Ballmer on Thursday defended Microsoft's need to make heavy investments in its Internet businesses but said the company was "done," for now, with pursuing Yahoo.

  • Microsoft will announce plans to expand its relationship with online social network Facebook to provide web search and search advertising, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

  • Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat guard.

    According to a survey cited by Forbes, 60 percent of restaurants fail in three years. I have a feeling restaurants using an athlete's name fail even more than that. The bottom line, like anything, is that the name alone won't make a restaurant's success.

  • Fingers typing on a keyboard, close-up.

    Facebook is introducing more tools to help the software applications fueling the online hangout's popularity and is promising to intensify its efforts to weed out programs that violate its rules for protecting users' privacy.

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    U.S. rapper and hip-hop mogul 50 Cent sued Taco Bell on Wednesday, saying the restaurant chain made him the star of its hip-hop themed ad campaign without his permission and without paying him a fee.

  • With the advertising industry feeling the crunch of the economic downturn and with more demands for accountability, there's no question that digital advertising is where money is going.

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    The company holds to its 2008 outlook, despite a drop in second-quarter earnings. and says it is will continue to look at possible transactions, says CEO Jerry Yang.

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    TiVo, the Silicon Valley company that introduced millions to the joy of skipping television commercials, is trying to crack a decades-old media dream. It wants to turn the television remote control into a tool for buying the products being advertised and promoted on commercials and talk shows.

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    When Wall Street Journal reporter Matt Futterman wrote tonight that the William Morris Company will now be representing Alex Rodriguez, my reaction was one of disinterest.

  • Augusta Greenjackets

    The GreenJackets will make fun of the retired, maybe now un-retired, quarterback legend, by giving away flip flops in honor of the flip flopper. The first 100 fans through the gates for the team's August 4th game against the Savannah Sand Gnats will receive a pair of flip flops.

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    In recent days, three new commercials have come out. Nike's commercial is more of a passion play than a product play. The other two, Reebok and Under Armour are all about pushing product. Watch all three of the commercials and then vote on the bottom which one you like best.

  • Carl Icahn

    Yahoo has reached a settlement with activist investor Carl Icahn to avoid a battle for control of the company.

  • The NBA Draft was three weeks ago and Derrick Rose and Michael Beasley still haven’t signed with a shoe company. In the summer league games, Rose wore both Nike and adidas. Beasley wore Jordans. But none of the brands have confirmed that either of them have signed.