Week In Tech History – The Icahn Proxy Fight

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On May 15th, 2008 – stepped up to the plate and officially announced his bid to proxy so he could work with on getting a deal out.  A couple days prior, Eric Jackson decided to pull his bid for proxy and the rumor started to that Carl Icahn was going to take over the fight.

Of course we saw how that went – Icahn got a seat on the Yahoo , and Yahoo stayed with Yahoo.

Other items of note – starts, and acquisition and the Ethernet Standard is formed. Of course there is a lot more in the podcast.

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