Daily Debrief: Yahoo shareholder meeting preview Video
A plethora of Yahoo-Microsoft-Google news poured in Thursday afternoon. In this second edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi, Stephen Shankland, and Ina Fried sit down to discuss why Microsoft walked away from the table and why Google bellied up.
The fireworks show at Yahoo's annual shareholders meeting wasn't quite as bright as expected. CNET's Kara Tsuboi talked to dissatisfied shareholders after the Friday morning meeting in San Jose, Calif., and got an earful about their frustration with CEO Jerry Yang, Yahoo's stock price, and the general direction of the company.
On Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief, Kara Tsuboi and Dawn Kawamoto of CNET News discuss both Carl Icahn's and Microsoft's long-running pursuit of the company and the latest move to oust Yahoo's board.
In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Stephen Shankland discuss Mozilla's record-breaking launch of its updated browser, Firefox 3. Also, News.com readers weigh in on how and why Firefox developed such a cult following.
In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Stephen Shankland discuss the newly released Lightroom 2.0. It's the latest photo-editing software from Photoshop maker Adobe, and it's geared toward photo enthusiasts who need help editing and, most importantly, organizing their pictures.
On this edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks with senior writer Stephen Shankland about the constantly evolving features on Gmail, Google's Web-based e-mail program. From calendar modules to colored stars to quick access to your Google Docs, Shankland explains how the popular service is trying to become the one-stop shopping landing page to compete with Microsoft and Yahoo.
Jerry Yang got a rough review after his latest public performance--one day after the Google ad deal unraveled. But the obsession with the embattled CEO may be missing the more interesting story of the changes being put in place out of the limelight. Charles Cooper speaks with Stephen Shankland on the CNET News Daily Debrief.
After Carl Icahn's first official meeting on the Yahoo board, reports have emerged that the beleaguered Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company has decided to move forward with talks with Time Warner about the future of its AOL division. In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Dawn Kawamoto discuss why this option is looking more and more appealing, especially after the Yahoo-Google ad partnership has raised eyebrows at the U.S. Department of Justice.
In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Jim Kerstetter discuss the digital retouching of classic film The Godfather. Hear exactly what director Francis Ford Coppola requested from the technicians cleaning up his masterpiece.
On Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss Microsoft's latest advertising campaign, which not so subtly targets Apple's mocking "I'm a Mac" ads. Don't expect to see Jerry Seinfeld, though, in the new television spots, premiering Thursday evening.