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Google's shuttle buses, which ferry workers directly from San Francisco to the inconveniently sited Googleplex, inspired a copycat offering at Yahoo. But like so many areas where Yahoo has tried to copy Google, the effort has proved expensive and unrewarding. Yahoo's buses, we hear, are one of the perks on the chopping block. Yahoo president Sue Decker will not be bothered by the elimination of the buses: She has a chauffeured limo ride from Marin to Yahoo headquarters. (Photo by