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The activist hedge fund agrees to sell two-thirds of its stake in Yahoo, pocketing a profit and relinquishing 3 seats on the board as Yahoo engages in a ambitious turnaround effort.
Still a mostly amorphous product, it will face long odds trying to break through a bunch of well-entrenched players.
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