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Microsoft's Massive Reorganization -- All Structure, No Culture

Adam Hanft | Posted 09.17.2013 | Business
Adam Hanft

Is it any wonder that Microsoft has stagnated? On paper, in front of analysts, they talk about growth, growth, growth. But growth is an outcome, not a strategy.

Yahoo!, Best Buy, and Telecommunting

Phil Simon | Posted 06.01.2013 | Business
Phil Simon

Letting go of physical boundaries, 19th-century work practices and an expectation that change is ever complete, may propel some organizations to the front through greater innovation and overall productivity.

Yahoo! Tracks Internet Ads Using Biometrics

Mike Smith | Posted 07.09.2011 | Media
Mike Smith

The body and brain don't lie. Perhaps it is time for media companies and for political pollsters or Washington public affairs firms to use biometrics and neuroscience?

Nok-Y-Mic: Why Nokia and Microsoft need Yahoo! to Compete in the Next Chapter of the Smartphone Wars

Alistair Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alistair Goodman

Microsoft and Nokia joining forces was inevitable. What's missing in this narrative is the role of web giant Yahoo -- who has partnered with both Nokia and Microsoft over the past few years.

Yahoo! Restructuring, Jorgensen Out

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: CNBC Is reporting that Blake Jorgensen is leaving Yahoo! For more on the restructuring of the company, click here. The stock is rising on th...

Microsoft: Outlook Dreary, Competition From Google, Apple

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said Tuesday outlook for the company would remain dreary through its fiscal year ending in June. The stock t...

Ballmer Dismisses Yahoo Buyout But Open On Search

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BELLEVUE, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. is no longer interested in buying all of Yahoo Inc., CEO Steve Ballmer said Wednesday, though he told shareholders t...

David Einhorn, Famed Hedge Fund Manager, Done With Microsoft, Ballmer

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Famed hedge-fund manager David Einhorn (Greenlight Capital), the man who shorted Lehman Brothers, has been clobbered along with other Wall Street star...

Microsoft Wants To Deal With New Yahoo Board, Yahoo Doesn't Want A New Board

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Carl Icahn's saber just got louder. The Associated Press reports that Microsoft has indicated that it would be interested in negotiating a deal with Y...

Microsoft's New Yahoo Plans May Include Old Allies News Corp, Time Warner

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is preparing a new bid for Yahoo Inc's search business and has approached other media companies about joining it in a deal ...

Yahoo's Microsoft Letter To Shareholders: We're Still Right

Epicenter | Betsy Schiffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yahoo hopes to appease whining shareholders (specifically Carl Icahn) with a dishy letter that discloses the lame terms of Microsoft's recent offer. ...

Carl Icahn May Give Up On Yahoo! After Google Deal

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The drubbing Carl Icahn took last week may just have beaten the stuffing out of him. The raider "hinted" that he might not press forward with his camp...

Deal Dead: How Low Will Yahoo Stock Go?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The New York Times reports in Monday's paper that Yahoo stockholders will be wondering Monday how low the internet company's stock will go, and how lo...

Yahoo CEO on hot seat after rebuffing Microsoft's $47.5B bid

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Jerry Yang has gotten what he wanted: a chance to prove his company is worth more than the $47.5 bill...

Microsoft Abandons Bid For Yahoo

All Things Digital | Kara Swisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After a months-long standoff, Microsoft (MSFT) has abandoned its bid for Yahoo (YHOO), people involved in the discussions said today. Microsoft confi...

Microsoft, Yahoo In Negotiations, Bid Increased "Several Dollars" Per Share

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The WSJ has confirmed our earlier assumption: Microsoft has been silent because Microsoft and Yahoo are now negotiating seriously about consummating a...

Google CEO: Microsoft-Yahoo Deal Would Short-Change Consumers94955

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In an exclusive interview with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo to air Wednesday afternoon, Google CEO Eric Schmidt said that a Microsoft-Yahoo! merger would de...

Why Steve Ballmer And Microsoft Will Keep Chasing Yahoo

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Why is Microsoft taking it sweet time showing its next move in the battle for Yahoo? I suspect it is simply arranging the forces for its next attack. ...

Microsoft Takeover Deadline For Yahoo Passes With No Deal

AFP | Glenn Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Microsoft deadline for Internet service company Yahoo to accept its 44.6 billion-dollar (28.5 billion-euro) acquisition offer expired at midnight Sa...

Google Sits Pretty As Rivals Tussle Over Yahoo

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp.'s attempt to take over Yahoo Inc. has become so tortured it may help Internet search and advertising leader Goog...

Microsoft Gives Yahoo A Deadline On Buyout Offer

AP | JESSICA MINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEATTLE — Microsoft set the clock ticking for Yahoo to accept its $41 billion buyout offer in a letter to the Internet pioneer's board Saturday,...

Microsoft's Brilliant Bid for Yahoo!

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

Microsoft took a page out of Rupert Murdoch's book and made an offer for Yahoo that Yahoo can't refuse. For several reasons, the deal makes great sense strategically.

Microsoft Readies Yahoo Proxy Battle

AP | JESSICA MINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp. is getting ready to take its bid for Yahoo right to the Web portal's shareholders, even as analysts wait for a higher ...

Yahoo Board to Spurn $44B Microsoft Bid

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Inc.'s board will reject Microsoft Corp.'s $44.6 billion takeover bid after concluding the unsolicited offer undervalues t...

News Corp Says "No Yahoo Bid"

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A News Corp spokesman says it is not putting together a competing bid for Yahoo--which makes sense, given that it can't afford Yahoo. Time Warner, AT&...