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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...

  • One industry dominates the '40 under 40' list Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

    If you're a businessperson under 40 and you don't work in tech, good luck catching the attention of Fortune's "40 under 40" list.

  • Yahoo cutting 400 jobs in India: Report Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 3:32 PM ET
    Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    Yahoo eliminated 400 jobs in India, representing about 3 percent of it global staff, Dow Jones reported Tuesday.

  • Yahoo downsizes engineering operations in India Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    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...

  • Former Yahoo executive nixes idea of AOL deal Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 9:07 AM ET
    Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL and Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo Inc.

    Former Yahoo President Sue Decker says a merger with AOL would make little sense.

  • Marissa Mayer Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    President and CEO, Yahoo

  • 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's real plan: A Yahoo Inc. without Yahoo Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 2:11 PM ET
    Yahoo's chief executive, Marissa Mayer, speaks at the 2014 Cannes Lions in June in Cannes, France.

    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

  • Yahoo-AOL: Unfortunately, this isn't 1999 Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 10:53 AM ET
    Marissa Mayer

    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.

  • Starboard's Yahoo analysis     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    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..

  • Close look at Yahoo trade     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    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..

  • Yahoo's Mayer: We will review Starboard's letter Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 12:14 PM ET
    Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL and Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo Inc.

    Starboard Value sent a letter to Yahoo on Friday listing several opportunities to increase shareholder value and recommending that it merge with AOL.

  • Yahoo stock brawl: Activist play?     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    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.

  • Alibaba aftermath     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    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.

  • Yahoo has more capital than ever: Rosensweig     Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    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.

  • BABA.. Silicon Valley's biggest threat?     Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Former Yahoo chief strategy officer Toby Coppel shares his thoughts on whether Alibaba is a threat to other U.S. tech companies.