Kara Swisher

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More Shoes Drop: Third Point Formally Files Preliminary Proxy Statement With SEC

No surprise — preliminary proxy documents from Yahoo’s activist shareholder Third Point were filed to the Securities and Exchange Commission today, which you can see here. In them, the New York hedge fund took new aim at the Silicon Valley Internet giant’s latest board member candidates, noting “installing the hand-picked choices of the current Board does nothing to allay concerns that the Company is poised to repeat the errors of its past.” More to come, to be sure, as Third Point seeks to get its own directors on Yahoo’s board.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus