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An investor with a minority stake in Yahoo on Thursday urged Microsoft to take its most recent proposal for a partial investment directly to Yahoo shareholders and prove its merits.
Wall Street can be a fickle place, and as investors wonder where they ought to park their money while they ride out the economic volatility gripping the country right now, they may want to harken back to some oldies but goodies: Apple Inc., Google, Research in Motion and Amazon.
Professional networking site LinkedIn just earned a $1 billion dollar-plus valuation, raising $53 million from a group of VCs led by Bain Capital, for about five percent of the company, giving it a valuation of $1 billion plus.
This statement came from the Air Force Wednesday evening, on the GAO decision which brutally took the service to task over the way it awarded the $35 billion tanker contract...
Yahoo and Google face intense U.S. Justice Department scrutiny of their deal to share some advertising revenue, and the heat will likely increase under a new administration.
After last night's 39-point annihilation of the Lakers by the Celtics, a game which left LA's best looking like a mound of pulverized Kobe beef, I can tell you one person outside of Boston's who's smiling today: Shaquille O'Neal.
On Wednesday, LinkedIn will announce that it has raised $53 million in capital, primarily from Bain Capital Ventures, a Boston-based private equity firm, valuing the company at $1 billion, the NYT reports.
Yahoo investors are showing more interest in an alternate board slate proposed by billionaire Carl Icahn that was first formed to deliver the company to Microsoft in a now-defunct buyout.
Lance Armstrong is among the most relevant retired athletes, having raised tens of millions of dollars for cancer research through his foundation. His slogan "Livestrong" has been featured on everything from those familiar yellow bracelets to a whole line of Nike product, in which 100 percent of the profits go to charity.
An online petition urging the European Central Bank not to raise interest rates in July is gaining ground, with people from France, Spain, Italy but also from English-speaking countries adding their signatures.
It started with a note from Mike Abramsky at RBC Capital, now calling for a "breakout" fiscal fourth quarter because of iPhone. He's estimating Apple will sell 14 million iPhones in 2008, thanks to last week's new 3G version.
Forgive me for tooting the NBC horn for a moment, but it looks as though the company's online digital downloading service might be an unabashed success. At least according to the LA Times which has an extensive article today detailing the success of this thing.
Microsoft sought on Friday to enlist support for its opposition to a new advertising collaboration deal between Google and Yahoo, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
CNBC has learned the estate case of hedge fund manager Seth Tobias has been settled, pending the approval of a Florida probate judge on Monday. Tobias, the founder of the Circle T Family of Funds and a frequent CNBC guest, was found dead in his swimming pool in the early morning hours of September 4. He was 44 years old.
Whether you know it or not, you've probably been targeted by identity thieves. But all it takes is a little savvy to keep the criminals at bay.
Microsoft is still open to negotiating with Yahoo after offering $1 billion in cash to buy its search business in a deal that would have delivered $1 billion in additional annual operating income to Yahoo.
The pro-Boeing spoof on Will Ferrell's "Anchorman," TAnchorman, has narrowed down his list of nominees to nickname the Northrop Grumman/EADS refueling tanker chosen by the Air Force. To vote, go here.
After Microsoft and Yahoo's drawn-out acquisition dance officially ended Thursday, Yahoo partnered with Google. Yahoo lost out on Microsoft's $47 billion dollar offer and instead made a more modest deal with the online ad behemoth.
Google announced a non-exclusive advertising services agreement with Yahoo, only hours after a decision by Microsoft to walk away from talks to acquire Yahoo.