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Yahoo signs off, completes sale to Verizon

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:54 PM

Verizon finalizes the 4 48 billion deal integrating the Yahoo internet operations into a new unit called Oath which includes another former sector leader AOL

YAHOO. This file photo illustration taken on September 12, 2013 shows the newly redesigned Yahoo logo seen on a smartphone. Photo by Karen Bleier/ AFP

Yahoo delays sale of core business to Verizon

Jan 24, 2017 - 11:21 AM

The deal with Verizon is thrown into doubt following disclosures of two huge data breaches

YAHOO. This file photo illustration taken on September 12, 2013 shows the newly redesigned Yahoo logo seen on a smartphone. Photo by Karen Bleier/ AFP

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Jan 10, 2017 - 10:14 AM

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Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer to leave company board after Verizon sale

Jan 10, 2017 - 7:34 AM

UPDATED Mayer is expected to remain with Yahoo s core business

In this file photo, President and CEO of Yahoo! Marissa Mayer speaks onstage at Glamour Women Of The Year 2016 LIVE Summit at NeueHouse Hollywood on November 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Glamour/AFP

Yahoo studies bids for assets as losses mount

Jul 19, 2016 - 8:40 PM

Yahoo s loss in the second quarter of 2016 widens to 440 million amid speculation about efforts to sell its main assets

epa05249028 (FILE) A file picture dated 20 August 2015 shows Yahoo! Corporate headquarters and campus with their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA. According to reports on 08 April 2016, Verizon Communications Inc. is ready to make a bid for Yahoo Inc.'s Web business next week. Google is likewise weighing the possibility of seeking to acquire Yahoo's core business, media said. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

Yahoo staves off proxy war in board deal with hedge fund

Apr 27, 2016 - 11:26 PM

The deal could give Mayer and Yahoo management some breathing room as they study strategic options for a possible sale

YAHOO. A file photo dated August 20, 2015 showing Yahoo! Corporate headquarters and campus with their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo logs loss as it courts potential buyers

Apr 20, 2016 - 4:54 PM

The company reports a net loss of 99 million in the first quarter compared with a 21 million profit a year earlier

MARISSA MAYER. A file picture dated January 22, 2014 of Marissa Mayer, Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo, during a panel session on the first day of the 44th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. File photo by Laurent Gillieron/EPA

Yahoo to report earnings while wooing bidders

Apr 19, 2016 - 5:43 PM

Consensus among analysts is that Yahoo revenue and earnings per share for the recently ended quarter will show double digit percentage drops from the same period a year earlier

YAHOO. Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, August 20, 2015. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo sets deadline for buyers to present preliminary bids – report

Mar 29, 2016 - 4:37 PM

Yahoo asks potential suitors what assets they are interested in how they would finance such acquisitions and what terms would have to be met on their end the Wall Street Journal reports quoting people familiar with the matter

epa04890818 Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, 20 August 2015. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

Activist fund seeks to replace Yahoo board

Mar 24, 2016 - 9:47 PM

In an open letter to Yahoo shareholders Starboard Value LP says it would nominate 9 highly qualified directors to the company s board following a threat made last year to do so if it was unsatisfied with the pace of change

YAHOO. A file photo dated August 20, 2015 showing Yahoo! Corporate headquarters and campus with their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo opens door to deal, unveils big job cuts

Feb 03, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Yahoo says it is launching an aggressive strategic plan to simplify the company narrowing its focus on areas of strength to better fuel growth

YAHOO. A file photo dated August 20, 2015 showing Yahoo! Corporate headquarters and campus with their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo to keep Alibaba, spin off core business

Dec 10, 2015 - 10:11 AM

The decision marks a U turn on a previous plan to spin off Yahoo s vast holdings in e commerce giant Alibaba which could have exposed it to a huge tax bill

YAHOO. Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, August 20, 2015. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo board to discuss sale of core business –report

Dec 02, 2015 - 10:36 AM

The tech giant will decide on whether to spin off its stake in Alibaba or sell its core business

CORE BUSINESS SALE? Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, 20 August 2015. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo to reshape itself again, after weak results

Oct 21, 2015 - 2:16 PM

Yahoo releases its quarterly results and at the same time unveils a partnership with Google which will take over some of the search and advertising operations for users on Yahoo websites and apps

YAHOO. Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, 20 August 2015. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search

Nov 20, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Mozilla Firefox switches search engines and signs a 5 year deal with Yahoo for it to become Firefox s default search engine in the US

SEARCH ENGINE. Mozilla switches search engines for its Firefox browser in the US. Image from Mozilla.

Yahoo takes hit, revenue drop overshadows profit rise

Jan 29, 2014 - 6:38 AM

CEO Marissa Mayer: I m encouraged by Yahoo s performance in the fourth quarter and 2013 overall

REVENUE DOWN, PROFIT UP. A person views the new Yahoo! company logo on the Yahoo! page in Los Angeles, California, USA, 04 September 2013. Michael Nelson/EPA

Being young is not a hindrance

Jan 26, 2014 - 11:44 AM

Insights from a Global Shaper going to the World Economic Forum

Yahoo! discloses US gov't data requests

Jun 18, 2013 - 1:33 PM

Yahoo reveals its own user data request numbers

YAHOO TRANSPARENCY. The web giant opens up with general numbers on the amount of data requests it receives from US law enforcement agencies

New Yahoo Mail raises privacy concerns

Jun 03, 2013 - 9:36 PM

The new Yahoo Mail will require users to allow content scanning or close their accounts

YAHOO NEW. Yahoo Mail gets an upgrade. Screen shot from Yahoo

Yahoo! worker perks to include gifts for babies and pups

May 01, 2013 - 7:54 AM

Marissa Mayer says she s been focused on making Yahoo the absolute best place to work

Yahoo! chairman steps down

Apr 26, 2013 - 9:38 AM

Fred Amoroso will not seek reelection to Yahoo s board of directors at the upcoming 2013 annual meeting of shareholders

AMOROSO STEPS DOWN. Fred Amoroso will not seek reelection to the board of directors at the upcoming 2013 annual meeting of shareholders, Yahoo! said in a release.

Yahoo! chief lays out mobile strategy

Oct 23, 2012 - 9:29 AM

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer reveals a revival strategy that includes prioritizing smartphones and tablets

Yahoo! raids Google for another key executive

Oct 16, 2012 - 9:47 AM

Yahoo on Monday October 15 announced it had nabbed another key Google executive naming Henrique de Castro as chief operating officer

De Castro. Photo courtesy of Google

Whew! Eye-popping pay for Yahoo CEO

Jul 20, 2012 - 8:28 AM

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will be paid a million dollars a year plus more than 40 M worth of stocks and bonuses

Pregnant new CEO for Yahoo! stirs US debate on working moms

Jul 19, 2012 - 7:35 AM

No sooner was Marissa Mayer named chief executive of Yahoo than she announced she s pregnant In doing so she ramped up a lively ongoing debate in the United States about working moms

Google Vice President of Search Product and User Experience Marissa Mayer speaks during an announcement September 8, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Yahoo! raids Google for 37-year-old CEO

Jul 17, 2012 - 6:29 AM

Yahoo gets a key Google team member Marissa Mayer to be its CEO

Google Vice President of Search Product and User Experience Marissa Mayer speaks during an announcement September 8, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP