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Yahoo: The Media Titan That Wasn't

Sam Colt | Posted 02.22.2016 | Technology
Sam Colt

I don't envy Marissa Mayer. Yahoo's CEO has struggled to turn the tech company around in recent years. Now she faces pressure from activist investors who want her to engage in "strategic alternatives" -- boardroom speak for a sale of Yahoo's core business.

HERE IT COMES

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business

(Updates headline, indicated opening price, adds quote, background on first-day jump in IPOs) By Liana B. Baker, Jessica Toonkel and R...

Midnight at Yahoo

Mary Buffett | Posted 07.27.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

Thus far, Yahoo's stock price is way above its benchmark when she arrived. She moved quickly to become the face of the tattered brand. She ordered everybody back to the office, which was a smart move. Some of the early acquisitions, like Tumblr, have raised the right kind of eyebrows. So why aren't there Champagne corks popping over in Sunnyvale?

Huge Tech Company You've Probably Never Heard Of Files For MASSIVE IPO

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Alibaba Holdings Inc (IPO-ALIB.N) will seek to raise $1 billion in what could become the largest technology debut in history, the Chinese ...

Major Yahoo Partner May Offer $9 Billion To Jump Ship

Reuters | Melanie Lee | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology

By Melanie Lee SHANGHAI (Reuters) - If anyone can pull off the labyrinthine deal between Alibaba Group and Yahoo Inc, it's Jack Ma, who...

Uh-Oh! Huge Yahoo Partner Reportedly Wants Out

Reuters | Stephen Aldred and Prakash Chakravarti | Posted 02.07.2012 | Technology

By Stephen Aldred and Prakash Chakravarti HONG KONG (Reuters) - Alibaba Group is seeking up to $4 billion in debt financing, sources sa...

The Unholy Mess That Is Yahoo

Bill_Robinson | Posted 01.01.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Let's investigate the simple numbers about Yahoo's businesses which the Wall Street Journal explains; I don't think they add up.

Jack Ma: Split Yahoo Into 'Smaller Pieces'

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

Jack Ma has a suggestion for Yahoo: Break up into smaller pieces. Ma, the CEO of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba, spoke with Kara Swisher at the...

Alibaba's Ma Offers Yahoo Some Advice: Break Up

Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic and Sarah McBride PALOS VERDES, Calif./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alibaba founder Jack Ma didn't shed new light on his negotiati...

Yahoo, Alibaba Reach Deal Over Alipay Controversy

Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology

By Nadia Damouni and Jennifer Saba NEW YORK | Tue May 31, 2011 6:00pm EDT (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc has resolved a dispute with Alibaba Group over the C...

Yahoo's Battle With China Partner Intensifies

Posted 07.14.2011 | Technology

By Jennifer Saba and Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's battle with Alibaba Group intensified on Friday as they issued contradictory...

Yahoo's Major China Partnership Sours

Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

By Jennifer Saba NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alibaba Group's latest message to Yahoo sounds a lot like the last one: it wants its shares back. CEO Jack...