Marissa Mayer Gets Nervous Describing Yahoo! Strategy At Davos Interview

Marissa Mayer interview at Davos is a very interesting one. The CEO of Yahoo! talked about the future of technology, the paradigm shift to mobile and how Yahoo! is going to make money. During the half hour interview, Mayer appears confident, eager to answer any question. She’s passionate about technology and Yahoo!. She definitely knows what it is going on in Yahoo!. Her body language reflects that. Continue reading…

Carl Icahn won’t sleep unless Yahoo! and Microsoft become one

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According to this story on Reuters, Yahoo! board member, Carl Icahn, wants the MicroYoo! deal to happen. Now, don’t call me an expert but Icahn took a place on Yahoo! board after Yahoo! published a long list of Icahn’s failed investing portfolio. Some sort of voodoo corporate stuff took place and Yahoo! reached an agreement with Icahn. Frankly speaking, it’s in the best interested of Icahn, who now owns 5.5% or more of Yahoo! shares, to see Microsoft taking over Yahoo!. After all, that was his role all about. The proxy fight, the shares buying, the settlement, the sit in the board, the new Yahoo! CEO placement and now the rumored deal, again.

Update: Yahoo! just announced on their Twitter account that Icahn is out of Yahoo! board of directors.

@yahoo Carl Icahn has resigned our Board, citing “Carol is doing a great job.” Said no longer necessary to have an activist on our BOD

You know about the Microsoft – Yahoo! Search deal already, right? Right!

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