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The Identity Crisis That Led to Yahoo's Demise
Yahoo

The Identity Crisis That Led to Yahoo's Demise

When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retreat in the spring of 2006, there was no outward sign of a company in crisis.
Meet the Rising Star Behind Verizon's Effort to Buy Yahoo
Verizon

Meet the Rising Star Behind Verizon's Effort to Buy Yahoo

The career cell phone executive has been leading the company's quest move beyond its telecom roots.
Verizon Buys Yahoo's Core Business for Nearly $5 Billion
Yahoo

Verizon Buys Yahoo's Core Business for Nearly $5 Billion

The purchase will boost Verizon's AOL internet business, which it bought last year for $4.4 billion, as it gains access to Yahoo's ad technology tools.
Verizon, AT&T Set to Make Final Round of Bids for Yahoo Web Assets
Yahoo

Verizon, AT&T Set to Make Final Round of Bids for Yahoo Web Assets

The biggest U.S. wireless carrier is seeking to challenge the second largest U.S. wireless provider in the third round of bidding.
AT&T Seeks to Top Verizon's Bid for Yahoo
Yahoo

AT&T Seeks to Top Verizon's Bid for Yahoo

No committed financing was required for second-round bids, and Yahoo will assemble in the coming days a new shortlist of bidders from which it will solicit binding offers.
From After-School Job to Franchise Career
Franchisees

From After-School Job to Franchise Career

How a part-time job turned into a full-time mobile-phone-franchise career.
Verizon to Submit $3 Billion Bid for Yahoo's Internet Business
Verizon

Verizon to Submit $3 Billion Bid for Yahoo's Internet Business

Yahoo is expected to hold at least one more round of bidding, and the offers could change by the final round, the paper reported.
Sprint Steals 'Verizon Guy' for Latest Ad Campaign
Sprint

Sprint Steals 'Verizon Guy' for Latest Ad Campaign

Traitor! At least, that's what the PR departments at Verizon were likely screaming at their TVs.
Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike
Verizon

Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike

A tentative deal between the company and leaders of striking unions includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday.
Verizon and Unions Reach Tentative Deal to End Labor Strike
Verizon

Verizon and Unions Reach Tentative Deal to End Labor Strike

Network technicians and customer service representatives in the company's Fios Internet, telephone and television services units walked off the job on April 13 after contract talks hit an impasse.
U.S. Jobless Claims Hit 14-month High; Analysts Blame Verizon Strike
Jobs

U.S. Jobless Claims Hit 14-month High; Analysts Blame Verizon Strike

Economists said the data did not signal a deterioration in the overall labor market.
Verizon Says Strike Causing Delays in Service for New Customers
Verizon

Verizon Says Strike Causing Delays in Service for New Customers

Nearly 40,000 employees walked off the job Wednesday.
Verizon a Favorite in Upcoming Yahoo Bid
Verizon

Verizon a Favorite in Upcoming Yahoo Bid

Verizon's been interested in Yahoo since December.
About 40,000 Verizon Unionized Workers Strike Over Contract Talks
Verizon

About 40,000 Verizon Unionized Workers Strike Over Contract Talks

The company and the union are at an impasse with issues like healthcare, offshoring call center jobs, work rules and pensions.