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  • 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.

  • If AOL and Yahoo merge—who would be the best CEO? Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Marissa Mayer and Tim Armstrong.

    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'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

  • Does e-commerce giant loom over eBay-PayPal split? Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:06 AM ET
    PayPal and Ebay to split into two separate public companies.

    EBay's about-face to split its PayPal and marketplace businesses into separate companies could make each acquisition targets, analysts tell CNBC.

  • Activist's plan aims to save Yahoo $16B in taxes Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:01 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer and Tim Armstrong.

    Activist investor Starboard Value wants Yahoo to slim down and merge with rival AOL, all without paying a $16 billion tax bill.

  • 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.

  • AOL CEO Armstrong weighs in on Yahoo speculation Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    "I think the Yahoo-Starboard situation is a Yahoo-Starboard situation," AOL's Tim Armstrong tells CNBC.

  • Publicis & AOL expand relationship     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 7:22 AM ET

    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong explains his company's partnership with Publicis Groupe on digital video and TV advertising.

  • AOL CEO on Yahoo: Our focus on AOL strategy     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong discusses Starboard's pressure on Yahoo to merge with his company.

  • Yahoo with AOL: An idea for revival—or stagnation? Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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..

  • 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..

  • US STOCKS-Yahoo, AOL rally after Starboard comments Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 26- Shares of both Yahoo Inc and AOL Inc jumped in afternoon trading on Friday, turning sharply higher after Starboard Value LP urged a strategic combination of the companies.

  • Sept 26- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said Yahoo Inc should consider a strategic combination with AOL Inc to save more than $1 billion in costs. Starboard also urged Yahoo to cut expenses and look for ways to generate value for shareholders from its stakes in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Yahoo Japan Corp..

  • Starboard letter to Yahoo by the numbers     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 12:17 PM ET

    Starboard has sent a letter to Yahoo pressuring the company to explore a strategic combination with AOL. CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the FMHR traders discuss.