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Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

  • Oct. 4, 2010, 10:13 AM
    Carol Bartz (YHOO -0.2%) at least has one fan: 24/7's Doug McIntyre says "CEO performance is relative, particularly to the results of similar companies, firms in the same sector. Bartz has not done badly by that measurement. Actually, she has done relatively well," recent turmoil aside.
    | Oct. 4, 2010, 10:13 AM | 2 Comments
  • Oct. 1, 2010, 8:26 AM
    Sources say Yahoo (YHOO) was the mysterious counterbidder that derailed Google's (GOOG) $550M acquisition of Yelp last December. Yahoo came in with an offer $200M richer, but that didn't happen either because Yelp's management team refused to work for Yahoo.
    | Oct. 1, 2010, 8:26 AM | 2 Comments
  • Sep. 30, 2010, 9:24 AM
    A large chunk of Yahoo's (YHOO) senior executive team is suddenly quitting, reports say. Some board members reportedly met to discuss the problems and the possible appointment of a strong no. 2 who would take over when CEO Carol Bartz's contract expires. Bartz's big mouth may be eroding her support, Henry Blodget writes. YHOO -1.2% premarket.
    | Sep. 30, 2010, 9:24 AM | 1 Comment
  • Sep. 22, 2010, 5:39 AM
    Raising pressure on Yahoo (YHOO) to divest its Asian assets, ThinkEquity's Aaron Kessler reckons that its stake in Yahoo! Japan is worth $4.88/share, in $2.10/share, and in Alibaba Group $5.61/share. All told - at $12.59 per share - Asia accounts for most of Yahoo's current share price.
    | Sep. 22, 2010, 5:39 AM | 6 Comments
  • Sep. 15, 2010, 2:35 PM
    Yahoo's (YHOO +4.4%) Carol Bartz shoots down speculation that it is nearing a sale of its stake in Alibaba (ALBCF.PK), saying the relationship is a smart way to invest in China. Alibaba "constantly" approaches Yahoo about repurchasing its stake, Bartz says, but Yahoo has no plans to sell it.
    | Sep. 15, 2010, 2:35 PM | Comment!
  • Sep. 15, 2010, 10:12 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO +3.4%) shares rise after a Susquehanna analyst says the company is in talks to unload its 39% stake in Alibaba (ALBCF.PK) for as much as $11B, citing a report from a Chinese web site that claimed a venture capitalist says a deal is pending. A recent TechCrunch report says CEO Carol Bartz has destroyed Yahoo's relationship with Alibaba.
    | Sep. 15, 2010, 10:12 AM | Comment!
  • Sep. 15, 2010, 9:05 AM
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    | Sep. 15, 2010, 9:05 AM | Comment!
  • Sep. 14, 2010, 2:35 PM
    Microsoft's (MSFT -0.3%) Bing climbs to second place among U.S. search services, passing Yahoo (YHOO) and trailing only Google (GOOG), a Nielsen report says. Bing sported a 13.9% share of search volume in August, compared to Yahoo’s 13.1% - both far behind Google at 65.8%.
    | Sep. 14, 2010, 2:35 PM | 3 Comments
  • Aug. 31, 2010, 3:11 PM
    The internet companies sued by Paul Allen for patent infringement will be able to mount aggressive defenses, including that the billionaire sued too late. The technology has been widely used, so if it was proprietary, why would Allen not have sued years ago?
    | Aug. 31, 2010, 3:11 PM | Comment!
  • Aug. 27, 2010, 2:42 PM
    Paul Allen sues 11 companies for violating patents developed at his Silicon Valley lab: Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG), Yahoo (YHOO), AOL, eBay (EBAY), Netflix (NFLX), Office Depot (ODP), OfficeMax (OMX), Staples (SPLS), Facebook and Google's YouTube subsidiary. Not named: Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon (AMZN).
    | Aug. 27, 2010, 2:42 PM | Comment!
  • Aug. 27, 2010, 10:42 AM
    Google (GOOG) introduces a new service to make its search results timelier, using a real-time approach that better combs sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Google is behind Bing (MSFT) and Yahoo (YHOO) in social searching, and the challenge will be in organizing the real-time information so it's more relevant to users.
    | Aug. 27, 2010, 10:42 AM | Comment!
  • Aug. 25, 2010, 10:40 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO) says it has finally integrated its search function with Microsoft’s (MSFT) Bing, but 24/7 describes overseas challenges facing both companies that may be too great to overcome.
    | Aug. 25, 2010, 10:40 AM | Comment!
  • Aug. 20, 2010, 10:17 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO +0.1%) may buy a “considerable" stake in Hulu if the video website pursues an IPO, a Stifel Nicolaus research note says. While an investment in Hulu wouldn't solve all of Yahoo's long-term problems, Stifel says it could reinforce Yahoo's position as a core entertainment destination.
    | Aug. 20, 2010, 10:17 AM | Comment!
  • Aug. 12, 2010, 2:54 PM
    What prevented Yahoo (YHOO) from becoming a great company: not enough hackers.
    | Aug. 12, 2010, 2:54 PM | 1 Comment
  • Aug. 12, 2010, 6:57 AM
    China Mobile (CHL +1.9%) and Xinhua News Agency agree to build a new internet search engine company. The two declined to provide additional details, but have set an ambitious task, as the Chinese search market is already dominated by Baidu (BIDU -2%) with a 70% share and Google (GOOG) with 24.2% of the market.
    | Aug. 12, 2010, 6:57 AM | Comment!
  • Jul. 30, 2010, 1:09 PM
    Unsurprisingly, Microsoft (MSFT) reportedly is taking steps to try to block the partnership between Yahoo Japan (part owned by Yahoo (YHOO)) and Google (GOOG), which Microsoft estimates will own 98% of the Japanese search market. But Japan's regulators are taking a softer line, saying advertiser competition will remain strong.
    | Jul. 30, 2010, 1:09 PM | Comment!
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Company Description
Yahoo! Inc is a technology company. It offers search, content and communication on mobile phone, tablet or desktop.