Yahoo! Inc.(YHOO)- NASDAQ
  • Jun. 7, 2011, 2:10 PM

    AT&T (T) gets a little help from its friends in its quest to win approval of a T-Mobile (DTEGY.PK) takeover. Eight tech giants - Facebook, MSFT, YHOO, ORCL, RIMM, QCOM, BRCD and Avaya - and 10 venture capital firms file letters with the FCC supporting AT&T’s argument that the deal will help meet the growing need for wireless broadband services.

    | Jun. 7, 2011, 2:10 PM
  • Jun. 7, 2011, 10:52 AM
    Seeing "huge opportunity" in the Middle East, Yahoo (YHOO) CEO Carol Bartz says the company is seeking more Arabic-language partners in order to build on its success with Yahoo Maktoob - a 2009 acquisition that has become the region's leader in display ad market share, second only to Al Jazeera as a news destination.
    | Jun. 7, 2011, 10:52 AM
  • Jun. 6, 2011, 5:20 PM

    While LinkedIn (LNKD) and Groupon (and more to come, like Pandora) are feeding stories about a new tech bubble, many investors note that the past month may have made overall techs value stocks, at their cheapest in more than a decade - especially if profits grow 35% faster than the S&P 500. Tech investor Marc Andreessen has said as much.

    | Jun. 6, 2011, 5:20 PM | 1 Comment
  • Jun. 3, 2011, 10:54 AM

    Reversing some growing cooperation from last year, PayPal (EBAY) says it will stop providing payment services on Alibaba's (ALBCF.PK) sales platform AliExpress, reportedly after a pricing dispute. It's more strained relationships for Alibaba amid its increasingly painful divorce from main U.S. partner Yahoo (YHOO).

    | Jun. 3, 2011, 10:54 AM
  • Jun. 1, 2011, 9:59 PM
    "We have a different view of the China market" than Carol Bartz and Yahoo (YHOO), says Alibaba (ALBCF.PK) CEO Jack Ma, live at the All Things Digital conference. He's "optimistic" about settlement talks that he says are continuing, and thinks Yahoo could thrive if it were much smaller; all suggesting relations are a little chilly. (more)
    | Jun. 1, 2011, 9:59 PM | 1 Comment
  • Jun. 1, 2011, 8:10 AM

    Yahoo (YHOO -0.9%) agrees to a deal for Taiwan's MediaTek to integrate the U.S. firm's Web offerings into chips for mobile phones. Incorporating services such as instant messaging, e-mail and Flickr will provide traditional phones with capabilities similar to those of smartphones.

    | Jun. 1, 2011, 8:10 AM
  • May 31, 2011, 4:54 PM

    Yahoo (YHOO) settles its dispute with Alibaba over the company’s transfer of its Alipay online payments business to Alibaba CEO Jack Ma, Reuters reports. Any settlement reportedly is subject to the approval of Softbank founder Masayoshi Son, who has been reluctant to negotiate, according to Reuters. YHOO -0.7% AH.

    | May 31, 2011, 4:54 PM
  • May 25, 2011, 12:01 PM

    Speaking at an analysts' meeting, Yahoo (YHOO +1.2%) CEO Carol Bartz sticks up for her execs' handling of the Alipay-ownership controversy, saying they're working to ensure Alibaba Group (ALBCF.PK) is compensated appropriately for its Alipay stake. Some investors say Yahoo's value is all in Asian assets, while Bartz says Alipay is "extremely immaterial" to financials; someone may be wrong there.

    | May 25, 2011, 12:01 PM
  • May 25, 2011, 5:35 AM

    Nokia (NOK) and Yahoo (YHOO) are teaming up on mobile, according to media reports. Yahoo will provide email and messaging services for all Nokia phones, while Yahoo will get access to Nokia's mapping service. Yahoo also has a deal in the works to acquire an Indonesian social-networking site for mobile phones.

    | May 25, 2011, 5:35 AM
  • May 24, 2011, 8:20 AM

    Seven months after it began beta testing, Yahoo (YHOO +1.25%) announces changes to its email platform as it tries to target users who increasingly rely on the likes of Facebook and Twitter to communicate.

    | May 24, 2011, 8:20 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 23, 2011, 10:22 AM

    Stocks that appear most frequently as top 10 holdings for hedge funds - "as good a place as any if you're looking to learn some new names," Josh Brown says - include 15 newcomers this quarter: SSCC, BP, MRO, PCLN, VRX, TEVA, YHOO, CVX, MET, NFLX, MA, SINA, CHK, EQIX, ESV.

    | May 23, 2011, 10:22 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 21, 2011, 12:26 PM

    Google (GOOG) was repeatedly warned by regulators that illegal drugstores were advertising on its network, WSJ reports, as the government probes whether Google knowingly accepted the business. Yahoo (YHOO) and Microsoft (MSFT) say they don't think they're under investigation in this $1B/year piece of the ad market.

    | May 21, 2011, 12:26 PM | 9 Comments
  • May 16, 2011, 4:42 PM

    Part of Nasdaq's burden on the way to its biggest point and percentage drop in two months was internet stocks (HHH -4%), with AMZN, EBAY, YHOO and PCLN all down more than 3%. With no apparent catalyst, tech weakness may signal broader declines ahead: “It’s weak price activity, and not the kind of activity associated with a normal, healthy market.”

    | May 16, 2011, 4:42 PM | 1 Comment
  • May 16, 2011, 2:56 PM

    The Yahoo-Alibaba (YHOO) revelation may prove a harbinger of shocks to come involving Chinese companies using fraud in their business dealings, Josh Brown writes. "Chinese corporate criminals and their U.S.-based enablers are committing Capital Genocide against American investors. We're not talking about a few bad apples or a handful of exceptions, we're talking about a full-blown epidemic."

    | May 16, 2011, 2:56 PM | 3 Comments
  • May 15, 2011, 1:08 PM

    Yahoo (YHOO) says in a Sunday press release it's in talks with Alibaba Group (ALBCY.PK) and Softbank (SFTBY.PK), and hopes to "resolve the outstanding issues related to Alipay in a manner that serves the interests of all shareholders as soon as possible."

    | May 15, 2011, 1:08 PM
  • May 13, 2011, 3:15 PM
    Fallout from the rocky relationship between Yahoo (YHOO -3.5%) and Alibaba calls into question CEO Carol Bartz's ability to survive the conflict. Given that the valuation of its stake in Alibaba has been underpinning Yahoo’s shares, building a constructive relationship with its Chinese partner would seem more critical than letting Bartz finish her contract. (earlier)
    | May 13, 2011, 3:15 PM | 3 Comments
Company Description
Yahoo!, Inc. operates as a digital media company that is focused on informing, connecting, and entertaining users through research, communications, and digital content products. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Asia... More
Sector: Technology
Industry: Internet Information Providers
Country: United States