Company surprises shareholders at annual meeting by announcing a policy they had long sought: requiring directors to win a majority vote before being elected to the board.
The elections are still nine months away, but a couple of economists say their data already point to an Obama victory.
A veteran of the company's board and a relative newcomer will step down in July.
Richard Hackborn has been the lead independent director since the firing of Patricia Dunn in the wake of the company's spying scandal.
A Democratic challenger may score a win in race for Washington's 8th District--home of Bill Gates, Microsoft, and many other tech companies--which once as known as solidly Republican.
Yahoo wins strong endorsement from influential institutional investor advisory service RiskMetrics, which recommends the re-election of all current Yahoo directors.
Institutional investor advisory service recommends shareholders vote not to re-elect Yahoo directors Roy Bostock, Ron Burkle, and Arthur Kern.
During Microsoft's annual shareholders meeting, the company co-founder briefly shows his emotional side while discussing the hunt for a new CEO.
The company's chairman of the board of directors will stay on till the June 25 shareholders meeting, but he won't seek reelection.
Facebook's CEO opens up his Palo Alto, Calif., home to raise money for Gov. Chris Christie's reelection campaign. A maximum donation of $3,800 per person, please.