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  • Dec 2- Yahoo Inc's shares rose more than 7 percent on Wednesday after reports that the company could sell its core Internet business, which Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has failed to turn around after more than three years on the job. Analysts have put little value on the business, with almost all of Yahoo's market capitalization of about $34 billion ascribed to...

  • With buyback help, Yahoo stock has soared under Mayer Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 11:45 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec 2- Investors who made early bets on Marissa Mayer's ability to turn around Yahoo! Yahoo's stock closed at $15.64 when Mayer was appointed president and chief executive on July 16, 2012. The rally was largely fueled by its stakes in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Yahoo Japan Corp. Less than half of its market cap is attributable to Yahoo's own business,...

  • Dec 2- Shares of Yahoo Inc opened more than 5 percent higher on Wednesday after reports that the company could sell its core Internet business, which Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has failed to turn around after more than three years on the job. Analysts have put little value on the business, with almost all of Yahoo's market capitalization of about $34 billion...

  • Yahoo board debates selling its core business Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 10:49 AM ET
    The Yahoo logo outside the Yahoo Sunnyvale campus in Sunnyvale, California.

    Yahoo's board is currently debating selling some of its core assets, CNBC learned Wednesday from sources close to the matter.

  • Where Yahoo's board sits on its spin plans Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Where Yahoo's board sits on its spin plans

    CNBC's David Faber weighs in on what's likely going on behind the scenes at Yahoo.

  • Yahoo board backs CEO Mayer: Re/code Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 8:22 AM ET
    Yahoo board backs CEO Mayer: Re/code

    Re/code's Kara Swisher weighs in on what's likely going on behind the scenes at Yahoo.

  • Is Yahoo selling Internet unit? Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 7:17 AM ET
    Is Yahoo selling Internet unit?

    Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, explains why it makes sense for Yahoo to explore the possible sale of its core business.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, Dec 1- The board of Yahoo Inc is weighing a sale of its core Internet business when it meets this week, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. Yahoo's core business, which includes popular services like Yahoo Mail and its news and sports sites, could attract private equity firms, media and telecom companies or firms like Softbank...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, Dec 1- The board of Web giant Yahoo Inc is set to discuss the company's future, and that of high-profile Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, when it meets this week, The Wall Street Journal reported late on Tuesday. Yahoo's core business, which includes popular services like Yahoo Mail and its news and sports sites, could attract private equity...

  • Dec 1- Online search and advertising company Yahoo Inc's board plans to weigh the potential sale of its Internet business when it meets Wednesday through Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. In November, activist investor Starboard Value LP asked Yahoo to drop plans to spin off its stake in Alibaba due to tax concerns, and instead urged the...

  • Mounting pressure for tech CEOs in turnaround Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 12:15 PM ET
    Mounting pressure for tech CEOs in turnaround

    The FMHR traders weigh in on the fairness of the mounting pressure facing tech CEOs including Meg Whitman and Marissa Mayer.

  • Marissa Mayer fatigue? Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 6:50 AM ET
    Marissa Mayer fatigue?

    She might get fired or realize she needs to step down, says Erin Griffith, Fortune writer, providing insight to Marissa Mayer's tenure and possible exit as Yahoo's CEO.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 20- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday he will take two months of paternity leave after his daughter's birth, a strong statement from one of the busiest and most powerful U.S. executives on the importance of family time. Silicon Valley technology firms have rushed to extend parental leave allowances and other...

  • *Yahoo's Alibaba stake worth over $20 bln. *Yahoo and Alibaba shares flat premarket. Yahoo's current net cash holding and the funds raised from a sale of the business could be returned to shareholders through buybacks and dividends, Jeff Smith, Starboard's head, said in a letter to Yahoo on Thursday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 17- Gender diversity in the San Francisco Bay Area technology sector has improved over the last five years, but the region's most gender-diverse businesses are in the retail, biopharmaceuticals and financial services sector, a new study from the University of California, Davis, found. Out of the 223 largest publicly traded companies...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 17- Gender diversity in the San Francisco Bay Area technology sector has improved over the last five years, but the region's most gender-diverse businesses are in the retail, biopharmaceuticals and financial services sector, a new study from the University of California, Davis, found. Out of the 223 largest publicly traded companies...

  • How to keep top talent from running out the door Friday, 13 Nov 2015 | 4:24 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer, Yahoo

    Yahoo! employees are running for the exits. Here's how to avoid the mistakes Marissa Mayer is making, says career coach Marie McIntyre.

  • Marissa Mayer could leave Yahoo soon: Analyst Friday, 13 Nov 2015 | 3:17 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer, president and chief executive officer at Yahoo! Inc.

    A troubled Yahoo could be in for a top management change, and soon, says SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Internet equity analyst Bob Peck.

  • If not Marissa Mayer at Yahoo, who? Friday, 13 Nov 2015 | 12:07 PM ET
    If not Marissa Mayer at Yahoo, who?

    Does CEO Marissa Mayer need to exit Yahoo? There is a lot of discontinuity at Yahoo, says Bob Peck, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

  • Marissa Mayer's impossible mission Friday, 13 Nov 2015 | 8:17 AM ET
    Marissa Mayer's impossible mission

    Paul Meeks, Saturna Capital weighs in on Yahoo's turnaround struggle.