The latest Yahoo (YHOO) buyout rumor: Alibaba (ALBCF.PK), whose CEO recently expressed his...

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The latest Yahoo (YHOO) buyout rumor: Alibaba (ALBCF.PK), whose CEO recently expressed his interest in Yahoo, might join forces with PE firm Silver Lake and Russia's Digital Sky Technologies to make a bid. Such a move could let Alibaba avoid buying Yahoo's U.S. assets, but regulators would still probably give the deal a close look. YHOO +2.7% premarket. (previously)