Jerry Yang, still scrambling to find a last-minute suitor to avoid becoming Steve Ballmer's vassal, is said to be girding for the certainty of a coming proxy war with Microsoft.
Sources familiar with the brain trust's thinking say that Yahoo's CEO is working out details of a plan he intends to submit to investors if Microsoft attempts to enlist shareholder support for a buyout. Microsoft has roughly three weeks before announcing its opposition slate to Yahoo's board of directors.
In the meantime, one well-informed source described to me:
"Yang is personally committed to keeping the … Read more