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Icahn loads Yahoo proxy slate with Mark Cuban, other biggies

Investor Carl Icahn packs his Yahoo proxy slate with notables, including two people who were on Microsoft's slate when it was deciding whether to go hostile against Yahoo.

By May 15, 2008


Microsoft proxy slate free to go

Microsoft has released the members of its Yahoo proxy slate from their obligation, given the software giant has withdrawn its offer for the Internet search pioneer, according to a source familiar with the effort.

By May 8, 2008


Microsoft's dissident-directors slate taking shape

TechCrunch rolls out a few more names for folks to chew on should the software giant enter into a proxy fight with Yahoo.

By April 29, 2008


Names surface in Microsoft's opposition slate for Yahoo

Potential slate includes John Chapple, former CEO of Nextel Partners; Edward Meyer, former CEO of ad powerhouse Grey Global Group; and Jaynie Studenmund, former COO of Yahoo-acquired Overture.

By April 23, 2008


Long songs slated for extinction?

Neil Young's latest album has two epics clocking in at 14 and 18 minutes respectively. But as the music industry moves back toward a single-dominated world of digital downloads, long songs might become a relic.

By April 10, 2008


Yahoo extends deadline for Microsoft to name opposition slate

The move gives the Internet search pioneer more time to consider its options and other suitors as Microsoft's takeover bid looms.

By March 5, 2008


Yahoo to extend proxy slate deadline?

Internet pioneer has the option of extending the March 14 deadline for shareholders to nominate a slate of directors friendly to Microsoft's buyout bid.

By February 29, 2008


Microsoft's proxy slate profile

Software maker is likely looking at corporate governance experts, academics, and former Web executives to name in opposition to Yahoo's board.

By February 21, 2008


Did Slate violate copyright law?

Slate, a popular news site, seems to be openly violating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Will the MPAA let Slate's probable violation slide, or will they go after the major media company?

By January 22, 2008


Asus Eee PC slated for October release

Asus Eee PC slated for October release

By September 24, 2007