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Yahoo Shareholders to Get $3.65 Billion as Alibaba Completes $7.6 Billion Buyback

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Alibaba closed the repurchase of half of Yahoo’s interest in their business this week, in a deal worth $7.6 billion. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced a $3.65 billion payout for investors, with the remainder to be used for future growth. Alibaba closed the repurchase of half of Yahoo’s interest in their business this week, in a deal worth $7.6 billion. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced a $3.65 billion payout for investors, with the remainder to be used for future growth. 0 Comments

Taobao SEO: A Guide to One of the World's Largest Consumer Marketplaces

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Taobao is not technically a search engine, but is a critical link in an overall Chinese search strategy. We examine the factors making up their ranking algorithm and some off-page opportunities to build relevancy, links, and better ranking. Taobao is not technically a search engine, but is a critical link in an overall Chinese search strategy. We examine the factors making up their ranking algorithm and some off-page opportunities to build relevancy, links, and better ranking. 0 Comments

Yahoo Sale Getting Closer?

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Goldman Sachs and Allen & Company are helping Yahoo gather the financial information and prepare the due diligence needed prior to a sale. These moves have a number of major news media speculating on who potential buyers could be this time around. Goldman Sachs and Allen & Company are helping Yahoo gather the financial information and prepare the due diligence needed prior to a sale. These moves have a number of major news media speculating on who potential buyers could be this time around. 0 Comments

So Long, Doofuses! Bartz Gone From Yahoo Board

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Carol Bartz, who was fired by Yahoo over the phone last week, resigned from Yahoo’s board of directors Friday. She is due to receive a $10 million severance package, but an interview may have violated a non-disparagement clause in her contract. Carol Bartz, who was fired by Yahoo over the phone last week, resigned from Yahoo’s board of directors Friday. She is due to receive a $10 million severance package, but an interview may have violated a non-disparagement clause in her contract. 0 Comments

Baidu Releases Mobile OS, Dell Making Hardware

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Baidu’s Yi operating system was built around the Android OS code. Baidu has primarily re-worked top-level applications. This includes Baidu maps, a Baidu e-reader, and a mobile version of Ting (Baidu’s music service), according to early reports. Baidu’s Yi operating system was built around the Android OS code. Baidu has primarily re-worked top-level applications. This includes Baidu maps, a Baidu e-reader, and a mobile version of Ting (Baidu’s music service), according to early reports. 0 Comments