John Paczkowski

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Yahoo Investor: You've Made Me Angry, Very Angry Indeed

Just four days to go before Yahoo’s (YHOO) annual shareholders’ meeting this Friday, and already, things are starting to get messy. Capital Research Global Investors, Yahoo’s second-largest shareholder, is considering withholding votes for Chairman Roy Bostock and CEO Jerry Yang in protest over the company’s bungling of Microsoft’s takeover bid. Capital Research Global Investors owns 6.5 percent of Yahoo, according to recent filings, so a disdainful withdrawal of support like this would certainly be humiliating. But it won’t be nearly so destabilizing as it might have been now that Yahoo’s proxy contest with investor Carl Icahn has been resolved.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik