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Yahoo, shareholders convene--at last

At the annual shareholders meeting, Yahoo honchos continue to voice optimism about the company's future. Some investors had hoped for more action.

CNET News staff
3 min read
With a new board lineup still pending, Yahoo gets together with investors Friday to talk about its rocky year so far and where the company goes from here.

Disapproval eases for Yahoo board in this year's vote

Despite the hoopla around the shareholders meeting, company directors were reelected by a higher percentage than last year.
(Posted in Digital Media by Dawn Kawamoto)
August 1, 2008 2:24 PM PDT

Video: Investors want change, higher stock price

CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks to dissatisfied shareholders and gets an earful about their frustration with CEO Jerry Yang, Yahoo's stock price, and the general direction of the company.
(Posted in CNET News video)
August 1, 2008 5:50 PM PDT

Yahoo shareholders leave meeting disgruntled

Executives at the Internet pioneer are probably breathing easier now that the shareholder meeting is over. But several investors weren't happy how it went.
(Posted in Digital Media by Stephen Shankland)
August 1, 2008 2:18 PM PDT

Board fares OK in reelection results

Shareholders use the option of withholding votes to reelect directors as a means to send a message to a company.
(Posted in Digital Media by Dawn Kawamoto)
August 1, 2008 2:24 PM PDT

Live blog: Yahoo CEO faces shareholders

Stay tuned for up-to-the-minute coverage of the expected fireworks as Jerry Yang and company answer to a crowd of dissatisfied shareholders.
(Posted in Digital Media by Stephen Shankland)
• Bostock skips some key points
• Time Warner objects to Miller on Yahoo's board?
• Nut jobs galore at Yahoo's big show
August 1, 2008 12:15 PM PDT

Video: Yahoo shareholder meeting preview

CNET reporters Kara Tsuboi and Stephen Shankland discuss the potential for fireworks at this year's annual Yahoo shareholder meeting.
(Posted in CNET News video)
• Looking ahead to Friday's meeting
August 1, 2008 3:50 AM PDT

Icahn rips WSJ, explains no-show

The press should applaud activist shareholders, the billionaire investor argues, adding that a media circus wouldn't help at Yahoo's shareholders meeting Friday.
(Posted in Digital Media by Stephen Shankland)
July 31, 2008 8:51 AM PDT

For Yahoo shareholders, a case of deja vu?

Investors are likely to get a taste of history repeating itself when they attend the company's annual shareholders meeting on Friday. Shareholder revolt, take II?
(Posted in Digital Media by Dawn Kawamoto)
July 31, 2008 4:00 AM PDT

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Microsoft's big bid for Yahoo

special coverage What Yahoo has, Microsoft wants, but Yahoo continues to play hard to get. The two companies still face a formidable foe in Google--and many questions about what they'll do next. Tune in here for the latest.
August 1, 2008 12:15 p.m. PDT

T. Boone Pickens dumps Yahoo stake

Frustrated with the Microhoo saga, corporate raider T. Boone Pickens has sold his entire stake of 10 million shares in the Internet pioneer, according to reports.
(Posted in Digital Media by Dawn Kawamoto)
July 29, 2008 8:21 a.m. PDT

Icahn recounts thought process behind settlement

In a blog post, investor activist Carl Icahn provides a peek into why he reached a settlement with Yahoo over the weekend, ending a contentious proxy fight.
(Posted in Digital Media by Dawn Kawamoto)
July 22, 2008 2:44 p.m. PDT

Glass Lewis advises against re-electing 3 Yahoo directors

Institutional investor advisory service recommends shareholders vote not to re-elect Yahoo directors Roy Bostock, Ron Burkle, and Arthur Kern.
(Posted in Digital Media by Dawn Kawamoto)
July 23, 2008 9:37 a.m. PDT

Proxy firm advice: Curtail Yahoo executive pay

Proxy Governance urges investors to vote out Yahoo compensation committee members, citing "exorbitant pay levels" despite "weaker performance."
(Posted in Digital Media by Stephen Shankland)
July 25, 2008 3:49 p.m. PDT

Yahoo to tap Jonathan Miller for board seat and more?

As Yahoo prepares to add investor Carl Icahn to its board, two other seats will come from his approved list. Is ex-AOL chief Jonathan Miller on tap to not only take a director's seat but possibly the CEO slot?
(Posted in Digital Media by Dawn Kawamoto)
July 22, 2008 2:07 p.m. PDT