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Marissa Mayer Not Happy With Yahoo-Microsoft Search Deal

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The Yahoo-Microsoft search deal isn't working as planned. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said she wants to see the companies do more than exchange search market share back and forth. The Yahoo-Microsoft search deal isn't working as planned. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said she wants to see the companies do more than exchange search market share back and forth. 0 Comments

Larry Page & Sergey Brin Grow Richer, Mark Zuckerberg Tumbles in Forbes 400

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The 400 richest people in America are worth a combined $1.7 trillion, according to the 2012 installment of the Forbes 400 list. Find out which search and social bigwigs counted the most billions this year. Hint: it wasn’t Mark Zuckerberg. The 400 richest people in America are worth a combined $1.7 trillion, according to the 2012 installment of the Forbes 400 list. Find out which search and social bigwigs counted the most billions this year. Hint: it wasn’t Mark Zuckerberg. 0 Comments

Marissa Mayer Named Yahoo CEO

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Long-time Google executive Marissa Mayer has been named president and CEO of Yahoo. Google's 20th employee resigned from Google yesterday. She starts her new job as Chief Yahoo first thing Tuesday and is Yahoo's sixth CEO in the past 12 months. Long-time Google executive Marissa Mayer has been named president and CEO of Yahoo. Google's 20th employee resigned from Google yesterday. She starts her new job as Chief Yahoo first thing Tuesday and is Yahoo's sixth CEO in the past 12 months. 0 Comments

Yahoo Threatens Facebook With Lawsuit Over Advertising Patents

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Yahoo has warned Facebook that it will face legal action if the social network doesn't sign licensing deals for patents Yahoo believes Facebook is using for its advertising systems, according to reports. Is Yahoo looking for some stock in Facebook? Yahoo has warned Facebook that it will face legal action if the social network doesn't sign licensing deals for patents Yahoo believes Facebook is using for its advertising systems, according to reports. Is Yahoo looking for some stock in Facebook? 0 Comments

Jerry Yang Quits Yahoo!

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Jerry Yang is leaving Yahoo, the company he co-founded with David Filo in 1995. Yang's resignation from the Yahoo board of directors and all other positions with the company, effective today, was announced via a press release minutes ago. Jerry Yang is leaving Yahoo, the company he co-founded with David Filo in 1995. Yang's resignation from the Yahoo board of directors and all other positions with the company, effective today, was announced via a press release minutes ago. 0 Comments

Microsoft's Yahoo Bid May Have the Right Stuff

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The Silver Lake consortium, which includes Microsoft, is one of a number of parties bidding for a minority stake in Yahoo, but their offer has a number of factors that makes them a major contender – including a new CEO with a proven track record. The Silver Lake consortium, which includes Microsoft, is one of a number of parties bidding for a minority stake in Yahoo, but their offer has a number of factors that makes them a major contender – including a new CEO with a proven track record. 0 Comments

Microsoft & Alibaba Seeking Partners for Yahoo Bid

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A bidding war for a potential buy of Yahoo is in the preliminary stages. While Microsoft, Alibaba, and several purchasing groups ready their figures and hunt for partners, Yahoo's Jerry Yang assures us that a buyout is only option being examined. A bidding war for a potential buy of Yahoo is in the preliminary stages. While Microsoft, Alibaba, and several purchasing groups ready their figures and hunt for partners, Yahoo's Jerry Yang assures us that a buyout is only option being examined. 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

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Fired By Phone

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Yahoo Chairman of the Board Roy Bostock fired CEO Carol Bartz over the phone today. The struggling company named CFO Tim Morse interim CEO. Yahoo has formed an "Executive Leadership Council" to support Morse until a full-time CEO is appointed. Yahoo Chairman of the Board Roy Bostock fired CEO Carol Bartz over the phone today. The struggling company named CFO Tim Morse interim CEO. Yahoo has formed an "Executive Leadership Council" to support Morse until a full-time CEO is appointed. 0 Comments

Yahoo's Split Personality: Let's Help Them Out

Senior VP Shashi Seth claims Yahoo will always be a search engine, even though CEO Carol Bartz told us that Yahoo has never been a search company. Can we help Yahoo find a cure for their identity crisis? Senior VP Shashi Seth claims Yahoo will always be a search engine, even though CEO Carol Bartz told us that Yahoo has never been a search company. Can we help Yahoo find a cure for their identity crisis? 0 Comments