Yahoo

Microsoft Potentially Backing Bids From Yahoo's Would-Be Buyers
Microsoft

Microsoft Potentially Backing Bids From Yahoo's Would-Be Buyers

Yahoo launched an auction of its core business in February.
Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Launches Proxy Fight to Remove Yahoo Board
Yahoo

Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Launches Proxy Fight to Remove Yahoo Board

Starboard, which owns an estimated 1.7 percent of Yahoo, said it would nominate nine candidates as possible replacements.
Leaders Like Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer Do Not Deserve the Fortunes They Make While Their Companies Crash and Burn
Leadership

Leaders Like Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer Do Not Deserve the Fortunes They Make While Their Companies Crash and Burn

Here are three ways to spot completely ineffective -- and way overpaid -- CEOs.
Jeff Boss
An Astronaut Comes Home -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

An Astronaut Comes Home -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Guests at an Airbnb vacation home find a dead body and a luxury airline now offers the world's longest flight.
Lindsay Friedman
Yahoo May Write Off $1 Billion Acquisition of Tumblr
Yahoo

Yahoo May Write Off $1 Billion Acquisition of Tumblr

Yahoo said earlier in the month it took a $230 million impairment charge related to Tumblr and was considering strategic alternatives for its core internet business.
Yahoo Forms Panel to Explore Strategic Options
Yahoo

Yahoo Forms Panel to Explore Strategic Options

The move comes two days after Bloomberg reported activist investor Starboard Value LP was taking initial steps toward a potential proxy fight with Yahoo.
Yahoo Announces First Round of Layoffs as it Trims 15 Percent of Workforce
Yahoo

Yahoo Announces First Round of Layoffs as it Trims 15 Percent of Workforce

The layoffs take effect April 11 and affected employees received 60-day advance notice of the move
Yahoo to Lay Off 15 Percent of Workforce, Consider Reverse Spinoff
Yahoo

Yahoo to Lay Off 15 Percent of Workforce, Consider Reverse Spinoff

'We believe a simplified Yahoo will create greater shareholder value over the long term,' said CEO Marissa Mayer.
Jacob Pramuk
Yahoo Reportedly Fired a Bunch of Workers by Accident
Yahoo

Yahoo Reportedly Fired a Bunch of Workers by Accident

As many as 30 employees were said to have been let go, only to be later told that they were simply on a shortlist.
Sources: Yahoo to Slash 10 Percent of Workforce
Yahoo

Sources: Yahoo to Slash 10 Percent of Workforce

The layoffs, which would result in more than 1,000 people leaving the tech giant, is set to affect Yahoo's media business, European operations, and platforms-technology group.
High-Tech Sneakers Raise More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo
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High-Tech Sneakers Raise More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo

Plus: learn which sharing economy startup is reportedly valued at more than $25 billion.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Twin Girls
Motherhood

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Twin Girls

The embattled CEO announced her daughters' arrival on Tumblr.
Yahoo Will Spin Off Its Core Web Business -- Not Its $31 Billion Alibaba Stake
Yahoo

Yahoo Will Spin Off Its Core Web Business -- Not Its $31 Billion Alibaba Stake

The board cited 'tax risk' as its reason for the change of course.
Geoff Weiss
The Yahoo Board Will Discuss Future of Company, Marissa Mayer During Meeting
Performance Ignited

The Yahoo Board Will Discuss Future of Company, Marissa Mayer During Meeting

There are rumors that the board is considering selling its core Internet business.