Friday, December 2, 2016

Yahoo

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,...

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Yahoo will try to harvest revenue from mobile applications outside its own crop of services as CEO Marissa Mayer scours the digital landscape for more growth opportunities.

The expansion is being attempted through a set of free tools that Yahoo Inc....

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...

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibaba.

Yahoo's stock fell Monday as investors grappled with uncertainty about CEO Marissa Mayer's efforts to turn around the struggling Silicon Valley...