CNBC's Jon Fortt questions whether there are "problems" with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, or whether she is a "CEO genius." Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair, provides insight into her Vanity Fair piece on mixed opinions of Mayer from her former employees.» Read More
Gene Munster, senior research analyst from Piper Jaffray, discussed his opinions for the outlook of Yahoo and its new CEO Jerry Yang on “Morning Call.”
Yahoo's next chapter begins today with a "what's old is new again" approach. Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang moves into the C-suite; and Susan Decker moves next door as the company's president. And with a few hours under our belts to digest Terry Semel's departure, it gives us some opportunity to look ahead at what's next for this company.
While everyone's talking about the shakeup at Yahoo, Google continues to take over the world. Google's video site YouTube is launching its first foreign-language Web sites. Already, over half of the site's audience comes from outside the U.S., but by translating its site into seven other languages is intended to fend off competition. Eventually YouTube will tweak the translated sites to the specific countries-- Brazil, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK, featuring local content and being sensitive to cultural issues.
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Struggling internet search giant Yahoo finally made a change at the top and investors are cheering the news.
Internet portal Yahoo announced the resignation of Terry Semel. Semel will be replaced by co-founder Jerry Yang. Susan Decker, Yahoo's head of advertising and former chief financial officer, was also named president.
Earnings news and clinical trial data were some of the catalysts behind the most actively traded stocks on Monday.
Yahoo may be ripe for an activist play that forces the company to explore strategic alternatives. While it still remains in the realm of the speculative, bankers, activist investors and media executives believe Yahoo would find interested parties in News Corp., AT&T, TimeWarner's AOL, Microsoft and Comcast.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating Microsoft's planned acquisition of aQuantive as well as Yahoo!'s proposed deal to take full control of Right Media, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
There may be a few party-planners at Google looking for work this morning. By now, you've heard the story, I'm sure, but for scene-setting purposes, here's the rub: eBay prepares to host its massive "eBay Live!" event in Boston this week, with 10,000 of the company's most rabid users getting together to celebrate their online lives and businesses. It's no secret that some eBayers continue to be upset about fees their paying the company and eBay's regular fee hikes.
A strong minority of Yahoo shareholders challenged the Web company's direction on Tuesday by voting against board-nominated directors at the annual meeting, and investors confronted Chief Executive Terry Semel.
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Shareholders at the annual meeting of Yahoo voted down proposals to control executive pay and challenging the company's human rights policies in China, a supervisor of the votes said on Tuesday.
At Yahoo's annual shareholder meeting today, CEO Terry S. Semel is expected to face criticism for the stock's recent performance."I think that there's been a complete mismatch in the CEO's pay package and the performance of the stock over the last three years," Susquehanna Financial Group Internet Analyst Marianne Wolk said on "Squawk on the Street."
Interest-rate worries and a disappointing outlook from Texas Instruments are taking the punch out of stock prices today. But Lehman Brothers, the first of three brokers to report earnings this week, is a bright spot. The firm had a 27% jump in net profit and its stock is moving higher.
Yahoo faces the music in a big way Tuesday, hosting the company's annual shareholders' meeting in Santa Clara, Calif. at 10 am, Pacific time. And the question for the company is -- whether that music will be a dirge or something akin to Pomp and Circumstance.
Yahoo! is a top Internet destination -- but that hasn't brought bliss to all of the Web portal's shareholders. One particularly disgruntled stockholder is Eric Jackson, president and CEO of Jackson Leadership Systems. He explained to "Closing Bell" viewers why he intends to hold Yahoo! CEO Terry Semel's "feet to the fire" at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday.
Time Warner said Thursday it will make a decision on AOL's future by the end of the year, addressing rampant speculation the online unit could be spun off or merged with another company.
Searching on the web has been hot forever, or at least since Google created its nifty homepage. But now Ask.com is coming up with a crazy new way to compete--Ask3D, a new search platform. It can't really be 3-D if it's on your computer screen, but it is a 3-panel interface, that delivers results with both Web links and video, images, and links to things like music, all one one page. Sort of like if you searched all of Google's categories (news, images, video) all with one click.
Is Google's new Street View feature violating the U.S. Constitution? Taking up the issue on "Street Signs" were Edward Jurkevics, Internet mapping and imagery consultant for Chesapeake Analytics, and John Gapper, chief business commentator at the Financial Times.