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Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017
Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts.
The revised agreement, announced Tuesday, eases investor worries that...
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2016
Verizon's deal for Yahoo could give the phone company a stronger foothold in digital advertising as it takes what it knows about its customers' whereabouts and combines that with Yahoo's popular destinations and AOL's advertising expertise.
To boost traffic and revenue even more, Verizon...
Monday, Jul. 25, 2016
Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet.
It is the second time in as many years that Verizon, extending its digital reach, has snapped up the remnants of a fallen internet star. The nation's largest wireless carrier...
Monday, Jul. 25, 2016
Verizon has agreed to buy online portal Yahoo Inc. for roughly $5 billion, according to multiple media reports, each citing a single unnamed source.
The deal is expected to be announced formally on Monday before markets open, the reports said.
Verizon had emerged in recent days as...
Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2015
A new report on the state of the media has some simple terms for how we learn about the world: mobile and social media.
More visitors to Yahoo, NBC and other top Internet sites are getting their news from mobile devices than from desktop computers,...
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is losing a precious security blanket now that she is spinning off the Internet company's prized stake in China's Alibaba Group.
The breakup announced Tuesday will transfer ownership of 384 million shares of Alibaba stock,...
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is facing her biggest business decision since she left Google two-and-a-half years ago to lead its struggling rival: how to manage Yahoo's most valuable asset, a 15 percent stake in Chinese Internet star Alibaba Group worth nearly $37...
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
Yahoo is buying digital video advertising service BrightRoll for $640 million in the Internet company's latest attempt to boost its revenue after years filled mostly with financial futility.
The acquisition announced Tuesday marks Yahoo's first major...
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction.
Mayer staunchly defended her strategy during a...