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The government has charged the high-profile tech entrepreneur with insider trading.

The SEC claims that Mark Cuban illegally dumped his holdings in Mamma.com after learning about an impending private stock offering. Charles Cooper and Dawn Kawamoto discuss the charges facing one of the best-known technology entrepreneurs of the last decade.

17 November 2008


Sun Microsystems announces layoffs, future unclear

Sun Microsystems is the latest tech giant to announce dismal numbers for the fourth quarter and the need to layoff a significant portion of its workforce. On this Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Dawn Kawamoto discuss the 6,000 expected layoffs and possible next steps for this Silicon Valley institution.

By 14 November 2008


Google pulls out of proposed ad pact, leaving Yahoo on its own

Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang and his company face a new future following Google's decision not to pursue a proposed ad deal in the face of likely government opposition. On the CNET News Daily Debrief, Charles Cooper speaks with Dawn Kawamoto about the reasons behind this Wednesday morning stunner.

By 5 November 2008


Winding road of the Yahoo saga continues

CNET News' Dawn Kawamoto sits down with Dan Farber to discuss the latest in the ongoing Yahoo melodrama.

By 26 August 2008


Daily Debrief: Yahoo's winding road

On Tuesday's Daily Debrief, CNET News' Microsoft-Yahoo watcher Dawn Kawamoto talks with Dan Farber about what's happened to Yahoo since the shareholder meeting.

By 26 August 2008


Company ponders next move to re-energize company

After Carl Icahn's first official meeting on the Yahoo board, reports have emerged that the beleaguered Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company has decided to move forward with talks with Time Warner about the future of its AOL division. In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Dawn Kawamoto discuss why this option is looking more and more appealing, especially after the Yahoo-Google ad partnership has raised eyebrows at the U.S. Department of Justice.

By 24 September 2008


Daily Debrief: Icahn, Microsoft team up on Yahoo

On Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief, Kara Tsuboi and Dawn Kawamoto of CNET News discuss both Carl Icahn's and Microsoft's long-running pursuit of the company.

By 7 July 2008


Daily Debrief: Justice Department to probe Yahoo-Google deal

In Wednesday's edition, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Dawn Kawamoto discuss the Yahoo-Google ad partnership and the Justice Department civil investigation.

By 2 July 2008


Investor gains three board seats in settlement

He pressed for months to replace Yahoo's entire board, but now activist investor Carl Icahn is willing to settle for a few seats at the table. CNET News' Dawn Kawamoto and Charles Cooper debate what this means for the future of the company and any possible deal with Microsoft.

By 21 July 2008


Investor turns Yahoo fight up a notch

With only weeks to go before Yahoo's shareholder meeting, billionaire investor Carl Icahn has declared full-scale war on the company's board of directors with the intent of replacing all of its members with a slate of his own. CNET News' Charles Cooper and Dawn Kawamoto examine the newest twist in this months-old saga.

By 14 July 2008