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  • Apr. 1, 2010, 7:47 AM
    Several activists and journalists working on issues related to China and Taiwan say their Yahoo (YHOO) email accounts have been hacked. A spokeswoman declined to discuss the breach for privacy reasons.
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  • Mar. 23, 2010, 4:50 PM
    In the wake of Carl Icahn's departure from the Yahoo (YHOO) board last year, the company says director John Chapple is also leaving. Chapple joined the board along with Icahn and Frank Biondi in an activist push after Yahoo deflected a Microsoft (MSFT) takeover. YHOO +0.7% AH.
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  • Mar. 15, 2010, 5:34 PM
    It's not that long ago that Google (GOOG) made its biggest misstep, says Chris Thompson - no, not sinking billions into YouTube, nor the privacy flap around Google Buzz. It was the strenuous fight against the merger of Microsoft (MSFT) and Yahoo (YHOO) that was the best thing to happen to Ballmer & Co. since MS-DOS, saving them billions.
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  • Mar. 15, 2010, 1:24 PM
    In an apparent surprise to Yahoo (YHOO), its top revenue generator, Joanne Bradford, is reportedly leaving the search giant to become chief revenue officer at Demand Media. Bradford was set to play a key role in Yahoo's partnership with Microsoft (MSFT).
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  • Mar. 12, 2010, 3:54 PM
    In the square-off between Google (GOOG) and China, the Chinese government almost certainly has the advantage. The local search engine Baidu (BIDU) has about 60% of the Chinese market, and Yahoo (YHOO) and Microsoft (MSFT) say they have no intention of leaving China and will follow local laws. So China does not need Google, but Google does need China.
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  • Mar. 11, 2010, 2:52 PM
    Yahoo (YHOO -2.3%) is dubbed a "value trap," as it continues to lose market share in search, and online content and display ad sectors look increasingly fragmented. “Scale and momentum increasingly reside with Bing (MSFT).”
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  • Mar. 10, 2010, 5:44 PM
    Search market share reports from comScore and Hitwise show more of the same: Yahoo (YHOO) slipping, Microsoft (MSFT) gaining, Google (GOOG) leading with a commanding share. But with their deal in place, Microsoft gains little by taking Yahoo's share.
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  • Feb. 24, 2010, 7:49 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO) and Twitter get cozy, announcing a partnership today. Yahoo users will be able to access their Twitter feeds directly from some Yahoo sites, and Yahoo will better integrate Twitter into its search results.
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  • Feb. 24, 2010, 7:33 AM
    Xerox (XRX) sues Google (GOOG) and Yahoo (YHOO), accusing them of violating Xerox's patents related to internet search. Both Google and Yahoo deny the claims and intend to "defend against them vigorously."
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  • Feb. 18, 2010, 2:51 PM
    Microsoft (MSFT) says the Justice Department has joined the EC in approving its search partnership with Yahoo (YHOO); now comes the implementation, with initial changes happening within days.
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  • Feb. 18, 2010, 10:59 AM
    The EC clears Microsoft (MSFT) to buy Yahoo's (YHOO +0.3%) search business. The companies still need approval in Asia, and hope to make the transition by the end of this year. (earlier)
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  • Feb. 18, 2010, 9:25 AM
    NY Post reports Steve Ballmer and Carol Bartz are about to get hitched. Justice Department officials are expected within the next 30 days to approve without conditions the search pact between Ballmer's Microsoft (MSFT -0.1%)  and Bartz's Yahoo (YHOO +0.1%). "There's nothing coming of the DOJ investigation," the source said.
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  • Feb. 16, 2010, 4:52 PM
    After nine years on the board of Yahoo (YHOO), supermarket magnate Ron Burkle is leaving to devote more time to other business - which likely includes his Yucaipa vehicle's new 19% stake in Barnes & Noble (BKS) and a significant piece of Whole Foods (WFMI +6.3% AH). (previously)
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  • Feb. 12, 2010, 1:17 PM
    Microsoft (MSFT) is expected to secure unconditional EU approval for its search deal with Yahoo (YHOO), sources say. Experts believe regulatory concern is minimal because of Google's (GOOG) dominance.
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  • Feb. 11, 2010, 5:50 PM
    Yahoo (YHOO) discloses details of its co-founders' stock sale plans - with Jerry Yang setting up a blind trust to sell 3M shares, and David Filo establishing a plan to sell up to 2M shares. As of April 2, 2009, Yang owned a 3.9% stake and Filo owned 5.7%.
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  • Feb. 10, 2010, 3:25 PM
    Yahoo's (YHOO -1.7%) search event today drew a repeated question from skeptical reporters: Which part is going to fix declining market share? (earlier)
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Yahoo! Inc is a technology company. It offers search, content and communication on mobile phone, tablet or desktop.