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Yahoo First-Quarter ’09 Financial Highlights: The Slides

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For those who cannot get enough of either a report on Yahoo’s first-quarter earnings or a liveblog of its conference call on the subject, here are the slides the company released about the results.

Yes, BoomTown is dropping the F-Bomb–that would be for financial slides for Yahoo (YHOO)–so get your mind out of the gutter!

Here they are (click on the little screen icon to make larger):


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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