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  • April 16- Yahoo Inc's Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is working on a plan to persuade Apple Inc to ditch Google as its default search engine in favor of Yahoo, technology news site Re/code reported, citing sources within Yahoo. Mayer's effort is in advanced stages, with a detailed pitch already prepared for Apple executives, the website said.

  • Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 7:25 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.

  • Yahoo nominates co-founder, 2 others to join board Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    SUNNYVALE, California— Yahoo co-founder David Filo is vying to rejoin the Internet company's board after an 18- year absence. The other nominees to the board are Charles Schwab, the founder of a stock brokerage that still bears his name, and H. Lee Scott Jr., the former CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Yahoo Inc. CEO Marissa Mayer is on Wal-Mart's board.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Yahoo Inc again posted anemic quarterly revenue growth as the Internet company's advertising business continues to lag its rivals, nearly two years into Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer's comeback effort.

  • April 16- Yahoo Inc's shares rose as much as 9 percent in heavy trading on Wednesday, a day after Chinese internet company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, in which it holds a 24 percent stake, reported a surge in quarterly revenue. At least nine brokerages raised their price targets on Yahoo's shares ahead of Alibaba's IPO filing, expected next week.

  • Ahead of the Bell: Yahoo Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Yahoo soared 8 percent in trading before the opening bell Wednesday after quarterly results showed an aggressive push into Asia and a slight pickup in advertising revenue. Still, some analysts that follow the company say they need to see evidence that CEO Marissa Mayer is developing Yahoo's core business, with an IPO for Alibaba imminent.

  • Yahoo shares a good buy as Alibaba nears IPO: analysts Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    April 16- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's surprise surge in revenue and its upcoming IPO present a great opportunity for investors to load up on Yahoo Inc's shares, analysts said. Yahoo's shares, which have jumped 43 percent in the past year as CEO Marissa Mayer pushed ahead with her turnaround plan, were up 7 percent at $36.70 in premarket trading on Wednesday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer. Yahoo is trying to revitalize its business under Mayer, who took the reins about two years ago.

  • Yahoo's 1Q highlighted by Alibaba, modest ad gains Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer. Yahoo Inc. is making most of its money from its holdings in two Asian Internet companies— China's Alibaba Group and Yahoo Japan.

  • Vevo says widens ties with Yahoo over its music videos Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:36 PM ET

    April 14- Yahoo Inc and Vevo, an online music video hub that provides some of the most popular content on Google's YouTube, have expanded their content and regional partnership, Vevo said Monday amid mounting competition for online viewers.

  • Alibaba picks US for IPO     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    Dennis Berman of The Wall Street Journal, discusses the decision by Alibaba to list in the U.S. and explains how the Chinese e-commerce company functions.

  • Top Yahoo exec in Japan to depart Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 2:17 PM ET
    Naoko Okumoto

    Naoko Okumoto, a VP at Yahoo in charge of monitoring its key Yahoo Japan business, is leaving the company, according to multiple sources.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- Business Insider raised $12 million in another round of capital from investors including Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Institutional Venture Partners, RRE Ventures and former Wall Street Journal publisher Gordon Crovitz, according to a Wednesday post by its founder Henry Blodget.

  • Yahoo to end logins with Facebook and Google     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Yahoo will stop letting users sign in with Facebook and Goolge IDs. BuzzFeed president and CEO Jon Steinberg, and CNBC's Jon Fortt provide perspective. Steinberg calls the move anti-user.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 4- Yahoo Inc will stop letting consumers access its various online services, including Fantasy Sports and photo-sharing site Flickr, by signing-in with their Facebook Inc or Google Inc credentials.

  • Boardroom boys club: Women still mostly shut out Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    Some American women say it's still difficult to gain a seat in corporate boardrooms. The numbers bear them out.

  • Feb 27- Billionaire hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb is mounting a proxy fight at Sotheby's with the goal of winning three board seats after the auction house's promise to return $450 million to shareholders failed to appease activist investors.

  • Pro knocks Yahoo's Mayer, but still likes stock Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas.

    Dan Niles, chief investment officer of AlphaOne Capital Partners, drilled in to the one reason he really likes the Internet company.

  • Yahoo's best achievement is Alibaba: Pro     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    Is Marissa Mayer's turnaround plan working? Colin Gillis, BGC Financial senior technology analyst, and Todd Haselton, TechnoBuffalo, discuss the decision making of the Yahoo CEO. Alibaba deal was driven by Dan Loeb; it's not correct to give the current management team credit, Gillis says.

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