Yahoo's restless shareholders let interim CEO Ross Levinsohn know that they won't give him much time to fix the troubled company if he gets the job on a permanent basis.
Tech and media moguls descended on a tiny town in Idaho for Allen & Company's idyllic Sun Valley Conference. Here's what generated the most buzz.
Take a look at some of Friday’s morning movers:
Italy gets a downgrade; videogame sales continue to plummet; Ackmans sets sights on P&G; Lexmark revises outlook and Google’s Larry Page is back in the office.
Instead of a new CEO announcement, Yahoo's annual shareholder meeting spotlighted interim CEO Ross Levinsohn, who spent the time deflecting shareholder criticism and addressing negative headlines.
Amazon's new gaming platform for the Kindle Fire has a curious new feature that hints the company may be working on more Kindle Fire devices, such as another tablet or a smartphone.
Pioneered by boutique hotels, rooftop bars are appearing at bigger hotel chains.
The primary definition of “turnaround” is “an abrupt or unexpected change, especially one that results in a more favorable situation.” With that as a backdrop, I look at these two stocks as potential “turnaround plays.”
Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers:
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Why I wouldn’t dare recommend Groupon’s stock — at least not to friend.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
The FTC has been investigating whether unauthorized changes Google made to privacy settings in Safari browsers violated an agreement prohibiting the company from misleading consumers. Here is a list of some of Google's other interactions with U.S. regulators:
Though Yahoo! has ushered five CEOs out the door in the last five years, Jordan Rohan, senior analyst for Stifel Nicolaus, thinks naming the current interim-CEO Ross Levinsohn as chief is the right, and final, move.
A promising start but disappointing end to the trading day, Fitch reaffirms Rating on the U.S., as share price climbs traders are turning to options to trade stocks like Apple, Apple removes its green certification, Yoga instructor fired for enforcing cell phone ban at Facebook.
As we head into Yahoo’s shareholder meeting Thursday, Silicon Valley is buzzing about the potential chief executive candidate who said he’s not interested in the job: Hulu CEO Jason Kilar.
Mobile payments startup Square is going international.
If the presidential election were up to smartphone owners, the winner would be clear. President Obama would take the cake over Mitt Romney, at least that's what an online poll finds.
Stocks finished lower in volatile trading Tuesday, dragged by industrials, after a batch of profit warnings overshadowed earlier optimism that Germany's top court will approve the euro zone's new bailout fund.
Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins told shareholders Tuesday that he is disappointed with the company's performance, but is hopeful that the Blackberry 10 will help put the company back on the right course.