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Marissa Mayer's secret mantra: Thank you, Jerry Yang, thank you

Another drab quarter makes it plain: the only thing keeping the wolves from starting to bay for change is Yahoo's ownership position in Alibaba.

By January 28, 2014

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Why Jerry Yang's resignation is a great, if belated, move

Yang infamously turned down a $31 a share, or $44.6 billion, offer from Microsoft. He should have left 10 minutes after screwing that Microsoft deal up.

By January 17, 2012

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Yahoo announces Yang's resignation (statement)

Here's the full text of Yahoo's press release announcing co-founder Jerry Yang's resignation.

By January 17, 2012

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Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang resigns from Web giant

The move comes two weeks after Yahoo hired Scott Thompson as chief executive. Yang praised that hire and said only that it was time to move on.

By January 17, 2012

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Yahoo's Yang is gone. That was the easy part

Restoring the fortunes of the pioneering Internet company takes a lot more than ejecting a high-profile executive. The rank and file, too, are key to Yahoo's fate.

By January 18, 2012

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Can the naysaying and give Jerry Yang his due

It's easy to dismiss him for blowing the Microsoft deal, but credit a legendary tech pioneer for a record of accomplishment

By January 17, 2012

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Major Yahoo stakeholder calls on Yang to leave board, report says

Hedge fund Third Point cites Jerry Yang's "ineptitude in dealing with the Microsoft negotiations to purchase the company in 2008" and says fund is against a "sweetheart" deal that would sell Yahoo to private equity firms, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By November 4, 2011

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Jerry Yang eyeing buyout of Yahoo, report says

The Yahoo co-founder is interested in a deal with private equity firms, according to Reuters, though talks have only been informal to this point.

By October 9, 2011

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Yahoo could be for sale, Jerry Yang indicates in leaked memo

update In memo obtained by Silicon Alley Insider, Yang appears to confirm what many people have been reporting for a while. And interim CEO Tim Morse provides a follow-up in a second e-mail.

By September 23, 2011

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Ex-Yahoos, plus Jerry Yang, in new Morado Ventures fund

A $10 million micro-venture fund led by former Yahoo top engineering exec Ash Patel is about to launch, according to sources close to the situation.

By November 15, 2010