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Alibaba to reach out to Yahoo CEO on stalled deal

(AP) -- Alibaba Group and Japan's Softbank will go directly to Yahoo's chief executive, bypassing negotiators from the U.S. Internet company, after talks over the sale of Yahoo's Asian holdings broke down, a person familiar ...

Feb 15, 2012
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Yahoo faces investor mutiny as Asia talks unravel

(AP) -- Yahoo's hopes for a fresh start under a new CEO faded Tuesday as its closely watched discussions to sell most of its Asian holdings unraveled and a frustrated shareholder announced that he will try to seize four ...

Feb 15, 2012
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Yahoo! shakes up board to give firm new life

Yahoo! on Tuesday announced a boardroom shakeup to breath fresh life into a pioneering Internet firm that has been struggling to re-invent itself and appease disappointed investors.

Feb 07, 2012
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New Yahoo CEO can't afford to dawdle on to-do list

(AP) -- When he takes over as Yahoo's CEO next week, Scott Thompson will be under more intense scrutiny than he faced the past three years while crafting PayPal's online payments service into one of the crown jewels in eBay ...

Jan 05, 2012
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Google 'mulls bid for Yahoo!'

US Internet giant Google is mulling a bid for rival Yahoo! and has talked to at least two private-equity firms to consider how the deal would be financed, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

Oct 22, 2011
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Alibaba tells Yahoo! to decide on takeover

Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma said Thursday he expects an answer from Yahoo! within weeks to his long-standing offer to buy all or part of the US Internet giant, saying delays were hurting both firms.

Oct 20, 2011
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Yahoo shares soar on new Microsoft takeover hopes

Yahoo Inc.'s stock price soared more than 10 percent late Wednesday on hopes that its once-spurned suitor, Microsoft, will return with another takeover bid now that the struggling Internet company is mulling ...

Oct 05, 2011
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Alibaba chief 'interested' in buying Yahoo!

The head of Chinese Internet giant Alibaba is "interested" in buying Yahoo! and has been approached by private equity firms and other groups about doing a deal, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

Oct 03, 2011
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