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Tuesday 08 April 2008
The stand-off between Microsoft and Yahoo over the technology giant's $42bn (£21bn) takeover offer for the internet pioneer appeared to get personal, as Jerry Yang, Yahoo's chief executive, once again rejected the bid, saying it undervalues the company.
Monday 07 April 2008
Microsoft has dramatically raised the stakes in its attempt to buy the internet group Yahoo, threatening to lower its $44.6bn (£22.4bn) offer and oust the board unless negotiations proceed immediately.
Sunday 09 March 2008
It is said that perception is nine-tenths of reality, which causes chief executives an awful lot of grief, according to Phil Rosenzweig. In his new book, The Halo Effect, he derides the way management gurus like Tom Peters compile lists of "the world's best-run companies" in manuals such as In Search of Excellence.
Friday 22 February 2008
Microsoft, the American software giant, failed yesterday to head off a major confrontation with the Euro-pean Commission despite unveiling a shift in policy it claimed would bring it fully into line with European Union laws.
Wednesday 20 February 2008
Microsoft is set to ask Yahoo shareholders to oust the internet pioneer's board if they do not agree to the $45bn (£23bn) takeover offer put on the table three weeks ago.
Tuesday 12 February 2008
Monday 11 February 2008
Yahoo is set to rebuff Microsoft's £22.4bn takeover bid for the search engine today and say it "massively undervalues" the company.
Saturday 02 February 2008
Microsoft believed last night that it had snookered Yahoo into agreeing a $44.6bn (£22.7bn) takeover, after 18 months of having its bid overtures rebuffed by the ailing internet giant.
Saturday 02 February 2008
Monday 06 November 2006
Nikolay Davydenko hammered Dominik Hrbaty 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 yesterday to win the Paris Masters - his fifth title of the season. The fourth-seeded Russian dropped only one set in the tournament as he won his 10th career title in one hour and 38 minutes.
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