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Yahoo Chairman Roy Bostock to step down

Yahoo Chairman Roy Bostock says that, along with three other board members, he's not seeking re-election this year. The company appoints two new board members to fill the gap.

By February 7, 2012

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Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso resigns

The company's chairman of the board of directors will stay on till the June 25 shareholders meeting, but he won't seek reelection.

By April 25, 2013

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Say what: The top tech quotes of 2012

It was a year that brought us the futuristic Google Glass and an irate Ira Glass, messed-up maps and a picture-perfect Mars mission, Windows 8 and Apple-Samsung hate. Here's how we heard it.

By December 19, 2012

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Yahoo boots Thompson, names Ross Levinsohn interim CEO

A resume error brings down not only CEO Scott Thompson, but also four of Yahoo's directors. A settlement with investor Daniel Loeb will put him and two allies on the Internet pioneer's board.

By May 13, 2012

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Yahoo strikes back with a reported board-packing plan

The Web giant supposedly wants friendly faces to form a Bizarro World alternative to a dissident board slate. If true, that means war -- though the search doesn't seem to be going well.

By March 22, 2012

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Dissident Yahoo investor lays more groundwork for proxy fight

Hedge fund Third Point, which owns almost 6 percent of Yahoo, complains the company has ignored its concerns and asks shareholders to vote for its outsider board candidates.

By March 22, 2012

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Fred Amoroso: Is this the man behind Yahoo's patent offensive?

Before joining Yahoo's board, Fred Amoroso was known for waging aggressive patent litigation at Rovi. Now Yahoo has adopted similar tactics against Facebook.

By March 16, 2012

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Activist investor taps MTV, NBC alums for Yahoo proxy war

Dan Loeb's Third Point files papers with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to wrest four board seats from the Web giant.

By February 14, 2012

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Microsoft has tablets on its mind

week in review Software giant to release special flavor of Windows 8 for ARM chips, meanwhile iPad 3 rumors fly fast. Also: Path's privacy problem.

By February 10, 2012

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Amazon reels in more video streaming content

Path takes a wrong turn, Yahoo's board gets new faces, and Amazon Instant Video adds Viacom content.

By February 8, 2012