I won’t make a long post, just read my post about Microsoft wanting to steal your Music and change every instance of Microsoft to Yahoo.
I just think it is absurd that campaniles feel they have a right to stop issuing a key they sold us. They need to give credit to users to use at a different store.
When they decided to sell DRM’ed music they should of foreseen this. It isn’t my fault or other Yahoo Music Buyers fault that the partnered with Rhapsody. Don’t screw your users over Yahoo.
UPDATE: Yahoo is looking at ways to refund people for the DRM music they bought. They are looking to give you a DRM free version or just refund what ever you paid. MSN is also considering the same thing.
Yahoo has officially rejected Microsoft’s and Icahn’s Search and Restructuring Proposal. Microsoft and Icahn made the proposal on Friday evening and gave Yahoo less then 24 hours to reply to the proposal, not much time at all.
Yahoo said that after it looked over the proposal with it’s financial adviser’s and legal team, they concluded the proposal was not in the best interest of their stock holders. (Being a Yahoo stock holder I disagree.)
Roy Bostock, Chairman of Yahoo! said, “This odd and opportunistic alliance of Microsoft and Carl Icahn has anything but the interests of Yahoo!’s stockholders in mind. Clearly, Microsoft, having failed to advance in search, is aligning with the short-term objectives of Mr. Icahn to coerce Yahoo! into selling its core strategic search assets on terms that are highly advantageous to Microsoft, but disadvantageous to Yahoo! stockholders. Yahoo’s Board of Directors will not allow that to happen. Yahoo!’s Board remains open to any transaction that delivers full value to our stockholders – we just do not believe such a transaction should be dictated by Microsoft and a single short-term investor.”
In a letter from Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang, to Microsoft CEO Steve Baller, Yang says that while he is not opposed to a deal between Microsoft and Yahoo, he believes the current offer is too low, he also said the ultimatum issued on Saturday was counterproductive.
Over the weekend Microsoft issued an Ultimatum, if Yahoo did not accept Microsofts Offer by April 26th they would begin a hostile takeover and try to get Yahoo for a Much Cheaper price.
“Our board’s view of your proposal has not changed,” said the letter, signed by Yahoo Chairman Roy Bostock and Chief Executive Jerry Yang. “We continue to believe that your proposal is not in the best interests of Yahoo and our stockholders.”
Today Yahoo has launched a new website geared to us, the ladies! The new site, will feature beauty, fashion, health tips, gossip and more.
Shine.Yahoo, will allow us ladies to check our horoscope local weather and it even integrates with other yahoo services such as Yahoo Mail and Buzz. You can even customize the site to show the content you are most interested in. You can also create a blog on Shine.
After reading the various articles on the site over the past hour, I personally have learned a few interesting things about vaccination’s for my kids, so the site has already helped me in a way, I also was able to catch up on the latest gossip in Hollywood.
I won’t be making Shine.Yahoo.com my homepage, but I did bookmark it!
I have been using Yahoo!’s IM service for many years now and it seems over the last three years that their service has gone downhill. The application always does something unexpected. When I started to use a MAC, the one thing I noticed was that in a chat conversation, when a new message came in from the people I was speaking with, the chat log window would scroll to the BEGINNING of the conversation instead of at the end. This makes me have to scroll down to the bottom every time a message comes in and that’s just ANNOYING!
It what seems to be a common trend with Yahoo, they again have been sued by Chinese Dissidents.
Several men are suing the company and their Hong Kong subsidiary alleging that the companies cooperation with the Chinese government has harmed them. The lawsuit which was filed in Oakland California claims Yahoo handed over their information to Chinese authorities in 2003, that information led tot he arrest of Li Zhi who is serving an 8 year sentence in a Chinese prison.