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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work