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  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 29- To some Silicon Valley watchers, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers gender discrimination case became a referendum on the challenging state of women in technology. For Erin Malone, 51, an alternate juror who sat through four weeks of testimony but did not end up deliberating on the verdict, it came down to the credibility of Ellen Pao, 45,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp agreed to extend by 30 days the deadline to re-negotiate a ten year search deal, as the two Internet companies attempt to revamp a thorny partnership crafted by former chief executives. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, Yahoo and Microsoft mutually agreed to...

  • BEIJING— Yahoo is closing its research and development center in China as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to placate shareholders pressuring the Internet company to cut costs while it struggles to bring in more revenue. The closure will mark Yahoo's exit from China, where the Sunnyvale, California, company has been winding down since turning over its operations to...

  • March 9- Yahoo Inc shareholder Starboard Value LP said the company's spinoff of its stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd was a "good first step" but it could do more, including a share buyback of up to $4 billion. "Yahoo is in need of a major overhaul," the activist investor wrote in a letter to Yahoo's board on Monday. Starboard, which owned a 0.8 percent stake in Yahoo as of...

  • AUSTIN, Texas, March 6- A man previously convicted of harassing Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer has been arrested by Austin police on suspicion of sending her sexually graphic emails, according to police records released on Friday. Gregory Calvin King, 30, was booked on Thursday into the Travis County Jail with bond set at $100,000.

  • AUSTIN, Texas, March 6- A man previously convicted of harassing Yahoo Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer has been arrested by Austin police on suspicion of sending her sexually graphic emails, media reports said on Friday. Gregory Calvin King, 30, was booked on Thursday into the Travis Count Jail with bond set at $100,000. After his release in February, King...

  • Yahoo's mobile move   Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 11:44 AM ET
    Yahoo's mobile move

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on Yahoo's push for mobile ads and how Marissa Mayer is going to convince developers that the company can be a player in the space.

  • Yahoo wants to show it can make mobile work Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas.

    Yahoo looks to further develop its mobile business and impress developers at its first mobile developer conference.

  • These tech CEOs skipped Obama's big cyber summit Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

    Some big tech names were missing from President Obama's cybersecurity event on Friday.

  • In the CEO battle of the sexes, women are winning Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 2:10 PM ET
    Indra Nooyi, CEO, PepsiCo

    If activist investors are picking on women CEOs, they might want to look elsewhere to start a fight.

  • How Google is dealing with its slow brain drain Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 12:25 PM ET
    A person passes by a Google logo in the company's offices in Berlin.

    Google is a massive company loaded with smart people, but high-profile departures are adding up. The latest is Senior Vice President Alan Eustace.

  • Yahoo not a takeover target: Swisher   Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:31 AM ET
    Yahoo not a takeover target: Swisher

    Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, looks at whether Yahoo is actually a takeover target. She also discusses how much longer Marissa Mayer has as the company's CEO.

  • This will be huge for Twitter, says angel investor Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 2:06 PM ET

    When celebrities, politicians, journalists and writers start to post video on Twitter, it will go supernova, Jason Calacanis said.

  • Is Yahoo really worth less than zero dollars? Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:47 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week.

    Yahoo gave shareholders what they wanted, but they didn't stay happy for long. The core business has a deeply negative implied valuation.

  • CEOs in the hot seat   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:15 PM ET
    CEOs in the hot seat

    THE FMHR traders swap thoughts on which corporate leaders need to go, including IBM's Ginni Rometty and Microsoft's Satya Nadella.

  • Yahoo rose on Alibaba's back: Shareholder   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:07 PM ET
    Yahoo rose on Alibaba's back: Shareholder

    Eric Jackson, Ironfire Capital, says Yahoo's CEO needs to do more to boost the stock, but she did the right thing by spinning off its stake in Alibaba.

  • Where does Apple go from here?   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 8:05 AM ET
    Where does Apple go from here?

    Dawn Chmielewski, Re/code senior editor, weighs in on Apple's blowout quarter as iPhone sales soar. Also Chmielewski provides insight to Apple's new product cycles.

  • Mayer's BABA move work in progress: Pro   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:04 AM ET
    Mayer's BABA move work in progress: Pro

    Greg Maffei, Liberty Media, provides his thoughts on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's leadership decisions and the likely direction of the company.

  • Mayer's spin on Alibaba   Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 6:22 AM ET
    Mayer's spin on Alibaba

    Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets, weighs in on Yahoo's plan to spin off its stake in Alibaba and provides an outlook on the company's growth strategy.

  • Yahoo to spin off its remaining Alibaba stake Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 5:53 PM ET
    An employee works at the Yahoo! Inc. Customer Care Center of Excellence in Amherst, New York, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Yahoo Inc.

    Yahoo's remaining 384 million shares of Alibaba, valued at $40 billion, will be wrapped into a newly formed independent entity, SpinCo.