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  • SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is going to give birth to twins while trying to deliver a long-promised turnaround at the struggling Internet company. As she did after having a son nearly three years ago, Mayer plans to take a brief break from her Yahoo job instead of taking full advantage of a company benefit providing 16 weeks of paid leave for mothers.

  • CEOs big news can cause ripple effects for company Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 6:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to be away from the job for just a "limited time" when she gives birth to twins later this year, but the development only adds to the uncertainty some investors have long had about Yahoo. Mayer, 40, said Tuesday she and her husband are expecting twin girls in December and she said she plans to work through the pregnancy much...

  • Sept 1- Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said she was pregnant with identical twin girls, likely due in December, but promised she would take limited time away as she works toward turning around the company's struggling online ad business. Yahoo is also preparing to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and is...

  • *Netflix falls on report Apple considering original programming. Sept 1- Wall Street was set to open sharply lower on Tuesday after weak data from China heightened fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. "The PMI was below 50, which is a psychologically important level and puts into real focus the fact that China is contracting," said Joe Rundle,...

  • Sept 1- U.S. stock index futures fell sharply on Tuesday after weak data from China heightened fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. *Adding to the nervous sentiment, the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said that global economic growth was now likely to be weaker than had been expected just a few months ago.

  • Yahoo chief Mayer says she's pregnant with twins Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 5:44 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is going to give birth to twins while trying to deliver a long-promised turnaround at the struggling Internet company. As she did after having a son nearly three years ago, Mayer plans to take a brief break from her Yahoo job instead of taking full advantage of a company benefit providing 16 weeks of paid leave for mothers.

  • Sept 1- Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Marissa Mayer announced she is pregnant with identical twin girls, likely due in December. "Since this is a unique time in Yahoo's transformation, I plan to approach the pregnancy and delivery as I did with my son three years ago, taking limited time away and working throughout," Mayer wrote in a blog post on Tuesday.

  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says expecting twin girls Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 1:54 AM ET

    Sept 1- Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is pregnant with identical twin girls, likely due in December, she said in a blog post. "Since this is a unique time in Yahoo's transformation, I plan to approach the pregnancy and delivery as I did with my son three years ago, taking limited time away and working throughout," Mayer wrote in a post early Tuesday.

  • Aug 24- Third Point LLC, the hedge fund firm run by activist investor Daniel Loeb, has settled U.S. regulatory charges that it failed to properly seek antitrust clearance while it built a big stake in Yahoo Inc in 2011.. The settlement, announced on Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission, resolves claims that Third Point took five weeks...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 10- A low-key style and an unusually firm handle on diplomacy propelled new Google chief executive Sundar Pichai to the top of the search engine giant, former colleagues said, cementing his successes such as creating the Chrome browser. Google co-founder Larry Page will step down as Google's chief and Pichai was appointed as head of a "...

  • BOSTON, Aug 5- Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb on Wednesday asked for two board seats at Baxter International after publicly unveiling the roughly $2 billion stake his hedge fund, Third Point, recently took in the healthcare company. Loeb wrote a letter to Baxter Chief Executive Robert Parkinson, telling him that Third Point is now the company's biggest...

  • Yahoo buys fashion website Polyvore Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 6:24 PM ET

    July 31- Yahoo Inc said on Friday it agreed to buy fashion start-up Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile and social offerings. Yahoo, which did not disclose terms of the deal, said Polyvore will accelerate its' Mavens' growth strategy. Polyvore's co-founder and CEO Jess Lee was earlier part of Google Inc's associate manager program, which...

  • Yahoo stock dips on earnings miss and lower guidance Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 5:10 PM ET
    Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer

    Yahoo beat on revenue but also announced lowered guidance for the third quarter of 2015.

  • For Yahoo earnings it's all about Alibaba...again Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    A jogger runs by the Yahoo logo outside the Yahoo Sunnyvale campus in Sunnyvale, California.

    Investors will watch for any updates on the planned Alibaba spinoff when Yahoo reports earnings after the bell on Tuesday.

  • Yahoo to spinoff Alibaba stake into new entity Saturday, 18 Jul 2015 | 1:00 AM ET
    A jogger runs by the Yahoo logo outside the Yahoo Sunnyvale campus in Sunnyvale, California.

    Yahoo is moving forward with the spinoff of its sizable stake in China's Alibaba Group, and announced a name for it: Aabaco.

  • More Yahoo brain drain: Exec heads to Flipkart Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Flipkart application on an iPhone

    Yahoo Vice President Eric Lange is leaving the struggling Web company to join Indian e-commerce site Flipkart.

  • Yahoo is testing Google-powered search results Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 10:49 AM ET

    Yahoo confirmed it began testing the use of Google search ads for part of its desktop and mobile search results, the NYT reports.

  • Yahoo's annual meeting Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 11:50 AM ET
    Yahoo's annual meeting

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on comments by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer at the company's annual shareholder meeting.

  • Ford joins competitors in growing car-sharing field Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 10:30 PM ET

    June 23- Ford Motor Co will test new car-sharing programs with U.S. and UK partners as part of a strategy to embrace alternatives to traditional car ownership, including more flexible on-demand models. Ford's finance arm is launching pilot car-sharing programs with Getaround in the United States and easyCar Club in London, Ford Chief Executive Officer Mark...

  • The woman who changed Silicon Valley Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 11:34 AM ET
    Kenandy founder Sandy Kurtzig with her granddaughter, Jamie.

    Sandy Kurtzig is a Silicon Valley legend, who happens to be a female founder. At 68, she's quietly moving on from the CEO role at Kenandy.