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Wozniak to speak at S.F. chamber breakfast

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc. (AAPL), will be the speaker at the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce’s Innovator breakfast. Registration is from 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday; the program runs from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the San Francisco Marriott, 39th floor, 55 Fourth St. Cost is $65 for members; $85 for nonmembers.

Wozniak will have his book, “iWoz: How I invented the personal computer, co-founded Apple and had fun doing it,” for sale. For reservations and details, contact Jason Kleimola, (415) 352-8840 or jkleimola@sfchamber.com.

Keiretsu founder Williams is Notre Dame speaker

Keiretsu Forum Founder Randy Williams will be the lead-off speaker at Notre Dame de Namur University School of Business’ 2006-2007 Distinguished Speaker Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ralston Hall Mansion, on the campus, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont.

Williams founded Keiretsu Forum in 2000 to provide a disciplined and structured approach to private equity investing. For more information, http://www.ndnu.edu or (650) 508-3500.

Yahoo stock slips on third-quarter view

Yahoo Inc.’s (YHOO) third-quarter results will be hurt by what appears to be a slowdown in the growth of auto and financial advertising, the Internet company’s CFO Sue Decker, speaking at an investor conference sponsored by Goldman Sachs, said. Its stock fell 12 percent.

As a result, Yahoo is likely to report results in the lower half of the range it had forecast in July for revenue. Decker said it was too early to tell how long the slowdown will last.

ValueAct boosts stake in Gartner with purchase

San Francisco hedge-fund manager ValueAct Capital Partners LP agreed to pay $31.5 million to boost its holdings in Gartner Inc. (IT) to 18.1 percent.

ValueAct agreedt to pay Silver Lake Partners LP $15.75 each for the 2 million Gartner shares, representing a 1.7 percent stake.

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