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Oct 14- The Washington Post said its Chief Revenue Officer Kevin Gentzel was quitting to join Yahoo Inc as head of advertising sales for North America, after a little more than a year at the newspaper publisher. Gentzel, who has earlier worked with online video service company News Distribution Network and Forbes magazine, will report to Yahoo's Americas head...
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 7- Yahoo Inc is reducing the size of its operations in Bangalore, India, the Internet company's largest engineering facility outside its California headquarters. The move comes more than a week after activist investor Starboard Value LP publicly pressured Yahoo to cut what it referred to as a "bloated" cost structure. "As we ensure that Yahoo is...
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 2- High salaries and free food aren't enough any more in Silicon Valley, where maturing companies are competing for talent with creative health care and "wellness" programs that use gadgets to promote good behavior. Silicon Valley employers see themselves fighting for good engineers. "It's absolutely a key way to recruit talent," said Joe Gracy,...
Starboard Value aims to spin off Yahoo's core business, leaving behind the stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan as the company's main assets
There was a time when a Yahoo-AOL deal would have created a giant so big that regulators would reject it. Not anymore.
SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Sept 26- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it has acquired a "significant" stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the Internet company to explore a merger with AOL Inc.. Shares of Yahoo rose 4.4 percent to close at $40.60, while AOL jumped 3.7 percent to $44.55, both on Nasdaq.
Activist investor Starboard Value recommends Yahoo merges with AOL. Gene Munster, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, shares his thoughts on Yahoo and their acquisition strategy.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it has acquired a "significant" stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the Internet company to explore a merger with AOL Inc..
The trade on Yahoo after Starboard's letter to the company, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it has acquired a significant stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the struggling Internet company to cut costs, monetize its Asian assets and seek a "strategic combination" with AOL Inc..
Starboard Value sent a letter to Yahoo on Friday listing several opportunities to increase shareholder value and recommending that it merge with AOL.
In the wake of Alibaba's IPO, Andrew Keene, Keene on the Markets founder, and Max Wolff, Manhattan Venture Partners chief economist, discuss Yahoo's business model and how to play the stock.
It's going to be very hard to compete with Alibaba, and it is skipping the notion of shopping malls, says Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder. And Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, says Alibaba shares are cheap right now.
Discussing new pressures facing Yahoo's Marissa Mayer as Alibaba comes public, with former Yahoo COO Dan Rosensweig,
China is a "gigantic and important market," explains Re/code's Kara Swisher, in discussing how to gauge Alibaba's potential success in the U.S.
Former Yahoo chief strategy officer Toby Coppel shares his thoughts on whether Alibaba is a threat to other U.S. tech companies.
Ronald Josey, JMP Securities senior analyst, discusses Yahoo's stake in Alibaba and explains why it may be less of a catalyst than investors think.
What the Alibaba IPO means for Yahoo, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Discussing Yahoo's potential move after Alibaba becomes public, and what it could do with the cash it earns, with Quartz reporter John McDuling.
Yahoo will sell part of its stake in Alibaba when the firm goes public and could receive $6 billion after taxes, if the IPO prices at $68 a share.