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Major Yahoo Shareholder Has Doubts About Vote Accuracy
After all the drama since January, when it finally looked like it was all over and done with, comes news that a Capital Research, a major Yahoo shareholder, has asked Broadridge Financial Solutions, which transmitted the votes to Yahoo, to take a closer look at Yahoo's recent shareholder vote and examine it for mistakes.
Yahoo Execs Start Jumping Ship
San Jose Mercury News reports that Flickr founders Caterina Fake and Stewart Butterfield are the latest in a string of executive resignations at Yahoo! Inc. Among the executives who have left or will leave soon are Jeff Weiner, the executive vice president of Yahoo's network division, and Usama Fayyad, the chief data officer and executive vice president of research and strategic data solutions.
Yahoo & The Son Connection
Who has the deep personal connections and even deeper pockets to come up a strategic alternative to the Microsoft offer? Both Jerry Yang and Masayoshi Son are part of the board of Yahoo Japan, of which Softbank owns a controlling interest and Yahoo! Inc. owns a part. Son also owns a part of Yahoo! Inc. and is the richest man in Japan.