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Yahoo names PayPal exec as its CEO

Yahoo's previous turnaround attempts have flopped under three different leaders with dramatically different backgrounds - former movie mogul Terry Semel, beloved Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang and profanity-spewing ...

dateJan 04, 2012 in Business
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Microsoft, Yahoo team up to ding Google with Bing

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. has finally roped Yahoo Inc. into an Internet search partnership, capping a convoluted pursuit that dragged on for years and finally setting the stage for them to make a joint assault ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Internet
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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 ...

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Business
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Yahoo! shuts down GeoCities

Yahoo! on Monday closed GeoCities, a free Web hosting service that it purchased for over three billion dollars at the height of the dot-com boom.

dateOct 26, 2009 in Internet
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'Multiple parties' interested in Yahoo!: memo

Yahoo! is fielding inquiries from "multiple parties" who have expressed an interest in the struggling Internet company, officials said Friday in a memo sent to employees and obtained by AFP.

dateSep 24, 2011 in Business
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New Yahoo! chief gets plump pay package

Yahoo! chief Marissa Mayer will be paid one million dollars a year and be eligible for many times that amount in stock and bonuses if she hangs on to the post, the company revealed on Thursday.

dateJul 20, 2012 in Business
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How much is Yahoo worth? The case for buying

(AP) -- It's losing business to Google and Facebook. Its stock has gone nowhere since 2008. It just announced its fourth CEO in five years. It's enough to make investors replace the exclamation point in the logo with a question ...

dateJan 04, 2012 in Business
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Microsoft, Yahoo! in search, ad talks

Microsoft and Yahoo! have held "early discussions" about possible Internet search and advertising partnerships, a leading Silicon Valley technology website reported on Friday.

dateApr 10, 2009 in Internet
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