Fake Steve: A not-so-brief chat with Randall Stephenson of AT&T

So we set up a call with Randall this morning to discuss some of the profoundly stupid things his Ralph de la Vega said recently about creating incentives that would encourage people to stop using AT&T's data network so much. Point of the talk was, when you're lucky enough to create a smash hit product - when the stars… » 12/11/09 5:48pm 12/11/09 5:48pm

Yahoo Still Yanging Onto Microsoft Deal

Yahoo founder and beleaguered CEO Jerry Yang decided yesterday that it was Microsoft's fault that the merger talks fell apart, even though Microsoft upped its bid from $31 to $33 in order to keep negotiations going. Yang wanted $37 per share—a far cry from the $24.37 it dropped to when Microsoft walked. Bottom line:… » 5/06/08 9:35am 5/06/08 9:35am