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Welcome to Microsoft Pri0: That's Microspeak for top priority, and that's the news and observations you'll find here from Seattle Times reporter Sharon Chan.

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August 1, 2008 2:09 PM

Yahoo directors re-elected, but shareholders show displeasure

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano

After its shareholder meeting today, Yahoo released results of voting for its board of directors. All the director candidates were running unopposed, but the number of votes withheld was viewed as a measure of shareholders' displeasure.

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August 1, 2008 1:13 PM

Microsoft news roundup

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano

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August 1, 2008 12:06 PM

Yawn-hoo: Few fireworks at Yahoo shareholder meeting

Posted by Benjamin J. Romano

The Yahoo shareholders who spoke at the company's meeting in San Jose today were not particularly interested in raking the company's board of directors over the coals for its handling of Microsoft's acquisition offer. In fact, several who spoke praised the board and were glad that it held off Microsoft. In the quote of the day, one man, who said he owns 1,200 shares, along with his wife, described Microsoft as "a corporation-destroying, over-the-hill, green tentacled octopus from Redmond." Zing.

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