There are myriad answers to that question, but AllThingsD suggests that Ross Levinsohn, the former head of News Corp’s Fox Interactive Media Group, and partner, former AOL Chief Jon Miller, are heavily mentioned as the kind who might get a crack at it.
Bill Gates bid an emotional farewell to Microsoft on Friday, the company he co-founded in 1975. Here are some of his quotes, filed by Reuters reporter Daisuke Wakabayashi, who was at the event at the software giant’s leafy Redmond, Washington, campus.
With Yahoo shares trading just above $20, investors must be desperate for any sign that buyout talks with Microsoft could be resuscitated. It’s been relatively quiet since Yahoo struck the Google ad deal — with nary a peep from the usually loquacious activist investor Carl Icahn, who has been blogging about CEO pay but keeping silent on where he will take his Yahoo proxy battle.