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WASHINGTON, Oct 28- It's not often that a White House official gets mocked on both Saturday Night Live and a major daily newspaper before he makes his first public appearance. But Ron Klain's low-profile first week as President Barack Obama's behind-the-scenes Ebola "czar" has become another attack point for a White House struggling to show it's on top of the...
LOS ANGELES— So long Silicon Valley. In the past few years Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and YouTube have opened offices on the west side of Los Angeles from Santa Monica south to Venice and Playa del Rey. "Historically, Silicon Valley has been the center of gravity for tech and startups but I think more and more, these types of companies can be built anywhere," says Erik...
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 21- Yahoo Inc's CEO is trying to steer investor focus away from the tech company's stagnant revenue and toward achievements and growth prospects that have been flying below the radar. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer spent much of Tuesday's earnings call highlighting improvements in Yahoo's mobile business, the benefits from acquisitions...
Satya Nadella take note: A new study finds a gender balanced workforce boosts revenue.
Hewlett-Packard had no choice but to split—investors just couldn't look past the dead part of the company, says Michael Yoshikami.
Yahoo eliminated 400 jobs in India, representing about 3 percent of it global staff, Dow Jones reported Tuesday.
Former Yahoo President Sue Decker says a merger with AOL would make little sense.
If AOL and Yahoo were to merge, who would make the best CEO: Marissa Mayer or Tim Armstrong?
Oct 1- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Wednesday it has offered to acquire the remaining shares in RealD Inc after raising its stake in the 3 D technology licensor. Starboard offered $12 per share in cash, a premium of 29 percent to RealD stock price as of Wednesday close, valuing the company at about $540 million. RealD's shares rose as much as 26.7...
Oct 1- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said it offered to acquire the remaining shares in RealD Inc after raising its stake in the 3 D technology licensor. Starboard offered $12 per share, a premium of 29 percent to RealD stock's Wednesday close and valuing the company at about $540 million. RealD's shares were up 21 percent in extended trading.
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
EBay's about-face to split its PayPal and marketplace businesses into separate companies could make each acquisition targets, analysts tell CNBC.
Activist investor Starboard Value wants Yahoo to slim down and merge with rival AOL, all without paying a $16 billion tax bill.
There was a time when a Yahoo-AOL deal would have created a giant so big that regulators would reject it. Not anymore.
"I think the Yahoo-Starboard situation is a Yahoo-Starboard situation," AOL's Tim Armstrong tells CNBC.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong explains his company's partnership with Publicis Groupe on digital video and TV advertising.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong discusses Starboard's pressure on Yahoo to merge with his company.
Investors are revisiting one of the most-speculated Web combinations after the firms came under pressure to merge.
Sept 28- A proposed merger of Internet pioneers AOL Inc and Yahoo Inc could create a nimbler player in Web video, but strong growth, the measure of success in Silicon Valley, would remain elusive. Investors are revisiting one of the most speculated Internet combinations, after activist investor Starboard on Friday pressured Yahoo to merge with AOL.
*Gross exits Pimco, joins Janus Capital; bond prices fall. News that Gross, a Pimco co-founder who managed the $222 billion Pimco Total Return Fund, will be joining Janus Capital Group pressured short- and intermediate-dated U.S. Shares of Janus Capital ended up 43 percent at $15.89, the stock's best one-day advance in its history.