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  1. Yahoo: Mayer to Leave 'Altaba' if VZ Sale Happens

    January 10, 2017
    Yahoo's CEO will step down from the board if the Verizon deal with goes through.
  2. Yahoo Is Resigned to Becoming 'Alibaba Alternative' (YHOO, VZ)

    January 10, 2017
    A new SEC filing shows Yahoo doesn't think it's out of the woods yet when it comes to the Verizon deal.
  3. Verizon Sending Mixed Messages on Yahoo Deal

    January 5, 2017
    One executive saying it's not clear if the deal will happen while another is betting it will.
  4. Verizon Likely to Complete Yahoo Buy Despite Hacks

    December 27, 2016
    Yahoo's sale to Verizon is likely to go forward because users are used to hacks by now.
  5. Verizon Wants Concessions on Yahoo

    December 19, 2016
    After the disclosure last week of a massive Yahoo hack, Verizon reportedly wants a lower price in its pending merger deal. ...
  6. Is Yahoo's Latest Hacking Problem a Deal Killer?

    December 16, 2016
    Yahoo is telling customers to reset passwords. Could this spell the end of its Verizon deal?
  7. Yahoo Discloses New 1 Billion Account Breach (VZ, YHOO)

    December 15, 2016
    Yahoo disclosed another massive data breach, this time of more than one billion customers, which could be the nail in the ...
  8. AOL CEO Optimistic on Verizon-Yahoo Deal (VZ, YHOO)

    December 6, 2016
    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong said he is "cautiously optimistic" to "optimistic" the deal between Verizon and Yahoo will go through. ...
  9. Analyst: Verizon-Yahoo Deal Likely (VZ, YHOO)

    December 2, 2016
    Gabelli & Co. is betting Verizon will go through with its deal to buy Yahoo, although the timing and ultimate price tag is ...
  10. How India Makes Money

    November 29, 2016
    India currently has the ninth largest nominal GDP (and third largest in PPP) in the world.
  11. Starboard Value Makes Huge Investment in Hewlett Packard (HPE, ...

    November 29, 2016
    Jeffrey Smith's Starboard Value bought up a stake in Hewlett Packard worth more than $124 million in the third quarter.
  12. Ireland Looking Into Yahoo Breach (YHOO, VZ)

    November 25, 2016
    Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner is looking in to Yahoo's data breach which could throw a wrench in Yahoo's sale to ...
  13. Verizon's AOL Gearing Up for Layoffs (VZ,YHOO)

    November 17, 2016
    Verizon's AOL gearing up to lay off workers in another sign the deal with Yahoo is happening.
  14. AOL Looks to Quicken to Bolster Yahoo Finance (VZ, YHOO)

    November 15, 2016
    AOL's Tim Armstrong met with Quicken founder and chairman Dan Gilbert about ways to strengthen Yahoo Finance.
  15. The Facebook-Google Duopoly: How It Crushes Rivals

    November 14, 2016
    Facebook and Google dominate 85% of the mobile advertising market - and that could make them the target of antitrust regulators ...
  16. Yahoo Discloses New Potential Breach (YHOO, VZ)

    November 10, 2016
    Yahoo disclosed it is investigating a purported hack of a user's account. Yahoo said law enforcement started sharing information ...
  17. Yahoo Disclosed Content or Data of 7,779 Accounts This Year (YHOO, ...

    October 28, 2016
    Yahoo!, Inc. on Thursday released its semi-annual transparency report. This is the first release since Reuters reported Yahoo ...
  18. Verizon EVP: Yahoo Deal Verizon: Yahoo Deal Still Makes Sense ...

    October 27, 2016
    Verizon executive Marni Walden told an audience at the Wall Street Journal's WSJDLive the Yahoo deal still makes sense.
  19. Verizon CFO: Yahoo Hack Will Have an Impact (VZ, YHOO)

    October 21, 2016
    Verizon CFO says Yahoo breach is "extremely large" and likely material.
  20. Bulls Hanging Up on Verizon (VZ, YHOO)

    October 20, 2016
    Verizon missed earnings estimates just two months after failing a breakout above 3-year resistance, setting the stage for ...
  21. Verizon Reports Mixed Q3; Silent on Yahoo (VZ, YHOO)

    October 20, 2016
    Verizon reports mixed results for third quarter but doesn't say anything about Yahoo.
  22. Yahoo Preps for Verizon Deal Despite Uncertainty (VZ, YHOO)

    October 19, 2016
    Yahoo said when reporting third-quarter results that it is moving ahead with its sale to Verizon.
  23. Verizon: 3Q Report—And Clarity on Yahoo? (VZ, YHOO)

    October 18, 2016
    Verizon is slated to report third-quarter earnings later this week and everyone will want to know what's going on with Yahoo, ...
  24. Yahoo's Email Scandal Hits Digital Ad Dollars (YHOO, GOOG)

    October 17, 2016
    Research firm eMarketer said email was at the "core" of Yahoo's user base and recent scandals would have a "material effect" ...
  25. Verizon Lays Groundwork for Yahoo Exit (VZ, YHOO)

    October 14, 2016
    Verizon General Counsel Craig Silliman said the telecom giant has a "reasonable basis" to think the data breach at Yahoo ...
  26. Verizon CEO Defends Yahoo Deal (VZ, YHOO)

    October 11, 2016
    Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said he still sees value in Yahoo and wants to get a deal done.
  27. Report: Verizon Wants $1B Off Yahoo Deal (VZ, YHOO)

    October 7, 2016
    Verizon wants $1 billion shaved off the deal to buy Yahoo's core businesses.
  28. Did Yahoo Give Your Emails to the NSA?

    October 5, 2016
    A Reuters report alleges that Yahoo may be the first major internet company to scan your emails as they come in and send ...
  29. Yahoo Data Breach May Impact AT&T (T, YHOO)

    September 27, 2016
    Verizon may not be the only telecom company to feel the impact from the Yahoo breach. AT&T could also be at risk.
  30. Senator Calls For SEC Probe of Yahoo Hack (YHOO, VZ)

    September 27, 2016
    The Yahoo sale to Verizon is getting more complicated now that Sen. Mark Warner is calling for the SEC to investigate Yahoo. ...
  31. Report: Verizon Execs Divided Over Yahoo (VZ, YHOO)

    September 26, 2016
    Yahoo's data breach has Verizon executives divided over how to proceed with the deal to buy Yahoo's core assets.
  32. Verizon Unhappy Over Yahoo Data Breach (VZ, YHOO)

    September 23, 2016
    Verizon executives weren't aware of the size and scope of the Yahoo data hack until recently, raising questions about the ...
  33. Yahoo Confirms Massive Data Breach (YHOO, VZ)

    September 22, 2016
    According to reports, the breach could affect 200 million users.
  34. Yahoo-Verizon Deal Rocked by Data Hack (YHOO, VZ)

    September 22, 2016
    Yahoo is about to release information about what is reportedly massive data breach, injecting risk into Verizon's buy of ...
  35. Before Verizon, Japan Unit Sought Yahoo Buy (VZ, YHOO)

    September 12, 2016
    Yahoo Japan proposed a merger with U.S.-based Yahoo Inc. right before it agreed to the $4.8 billion deal with Verizon.
  36. Top 10 Stocks Hedge Funds Bought and Sold in Q2 (HOT, STJ)

    August 24, 2016
    The 13F filings reveal that these stocks saw the most activity across the hedge fund industry in the second quarter.
  37. Top 9 Shareholders of Facebook (FB)

    August 22, 2016
    Discover who the largest Facebook shareholders are, including individual shareholders, institutional investors and the largest ...
  38. Top 5 Websites for Finding Mutual Fund News (MORN, TRI)

    August 14, 2016
    Discover the five top websites for finding mutual fund news, data and tools for researching the best mutual funds for current ...
  39. Yahoo View Rolls Out New TV-Watching Platform

    August 10, 2016
    Yahoo hopes its new video partnership with Hulu will drive traffic to its web site and help generate revenue.
  40. Yahoo's Stock: Only 8% Return in 10 Years (YHOO)

    July 28, 2016
    Now that Yahoo's core business is being sold to Verizon, a look back at the drivers of its stock price history over the last ...
  41. Verizon Tops Q2 Estimates Despite Revenue Miss (VZ, YHOO)

    July 26, 2016
    Despite the revenue and earnings decline, Verizon grew in the metrics that mattered the most.
  42. Yahoo Top Managers Could Cost Verizon $100 Million (YHOO)

    July 25, 2016
    Based on filings made last year, Yahoo's senior management could be an expensive deal for Verizon.
  43. Yahoo's Future Is in Marni Walden's Hands (VZ, YHOO)

    July 25, 2016
    Walden will lead the integration of Yahoo with Verizon after proving her abilities in the company's acquisition of AOL Inc. ...
  44. Verizon Finally Acquires Yahoo Core Operations (VZ, YHOO)

    July 24, 2016
    Yahoo's assets could be what Verizon needs to capture billions in ad dollars that are now going to Facebook and Google.
  45. Verizon Set to Announce $4.8 bn Yahoo Deal Today (VZ,YHOO)

    July 24, 2016
    Verizon is expanding its digital media business which includes AOL.
  46. Verizon Lead Bidder In Yahoo Deal (VZ, YHOO)

    July 22, 2016
    Verizon is said to be the lead bidder in the acquisition of Yahoo
  47. Yahoo Sale Takes Center Stage Before Earnings

    July 17, 2016
    The company has said it will take no more bids for its core assets and make a decision about a potential suitor on, or around, ...
  48. Yahoo Faces Reckoning Day as Sale Nears (YHOO)

    July 15, 2016
    The finals bids for Yahoo!'s Internet business are due Monday. Here are the leading contenders.
  49. David Einhorn's Q1 Favorites: AAPL,YHOO,SUNEQ

    July 11, 2016
    Find out why David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital increased its Q1 stake in AAPL, YHOO, and SUNEQ.
  50. Warren Buffett And Dan Gilbert's Business Dealings

    June 14, 2016
    Is there more to this relationship than just two friends splitting a few billions?
  51. What Increasing Tech Layoffs Mean For Silicon Valley (YHOO, ADSK)

    June 14, 2016
    Find out the reasons for layoffs by Bay area tech companies in 2016. Learn which factors indicate that the regional job market ...
  52. Yahoo Expected to Ask for Final Round Bids (VZ, YHOO)

    June 13, 2016
    Rivals Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc.'s quest to buy Yahoo's web assets is entering its endgame as the search ...
  53. Will the San Francisco Housing Market See a Slowdown? (YHOO, ...

    June 13, 2016
    Find out how the high-tech and biotech boom is impacting the housing market in San Francisco and how a slowdown could affect ...
  54. AT&T Jostles to Steal Yahoo! From Verizon (T, YHOO)

    June 10, 2016
    AT&T is believed to be one of the bidders offering $5 billion or more. The telecom giant has been working with an investment ...
  55. Yahoo Stock Up After Setting Asset Sale Deadline (YHOO, VZ)

    June 9, 2016
    The embattled technology company has begun an auction for roughly 3,000 patents and pending patent applications. Yahoo says ...
  56. Yahoo to Sell More than $1B Worth of Patents (YHOO)

    June 8, 2016
    Yahoo plans to make well over $1 billion from the sale of about 3,000 patents.
  57. The Market In 5 Minutes: We're Gathered Here To Get Through This ...

    June 7, 2016
    Below is a tool used by the Benzinga News Desk each trading day -- it's a look at everything happening in the market, in ...
  58. Twitter and Yahoo Held Merger Talks (TWTR, YHOO)

    June 3, 2016
    Multiple reports suggest that the social media company has met with Yahoo! about a potential merger.
  59. AT&T Is Interested in Buying Yahoo! (T, YHOO)

    May 26, 2016
    AT&T can potentially foil attempts made by rival Verizon, which has been considered the front-runner in the Yahoo! sweepstakes.
  60. Google Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (GOOGL)

    May 23, 2016
    Discover how Google became a leading online powerhouse and how its top five key customers help keep the company competitive ...
  61. The Top 4 Yelp Shareholders (YELP)

    May 22, 2016
    Read about the top major direct holders of Yelp Inc., and learn about the backgrounds of these shareholders and the numbers ...
  62. Yahoo Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (YHOO)

    May 21, 2016
    Read about a handful of technology companies that serve as key customers for advertising space on the Yahoo family of Web ...
  63. New Earny App Get's You Refunds on Online Purchases

    May 20, 2016
    Earny, an app that helps you get money back from purchases when the price drops, launches and raises $1.2 million in seed ...
  64. The Market In 5 Minutes: National Send A Nude Day?

    May 20, 2016
    Below is a tool used by the Benzinga News Desk each trading day -- it's a look at everything happening in the market, in ...
  65. Microsoft Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (MSFT)

    May 16, 2016
    Learn how Microsoft relies on many key customers to help sell and distribute its growing line of products to customers around ...
  66. Warren Buffett Is Not Buying Yahoo (YHOO, VZ)

    May 16, 2016
    Buffett is willing to bankroll billionaire Dan Gilbert's bid, not becoming a bidder himself.
  67. Yahoo Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (YHOO)

    May 15, 2016
    Learn about Yahoo's capital structure, including whether or not a decline in year-over-year earnings is leading the company ...
  68. 5 Billionaires Who Graduated from Stanford University (GOOG, ...

    May 13, 2016
    Find out the story behind some of the most famous Stanford University graduates who went on to become Silicon Valley billionaires.
  69. Yahoo Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (YHOO)

    May 12, 2016
    Find out which companies generate the largest percentage of their revenue from Yahoo, and why their supplier relationship ...
  70. Capital Intensive Companies: What Are The Pros & Cons for Investors?

    May 10, 2016
    Learn about the pros and cons of investing in capital-intensive industries. Find out how barriers to entry and mature industries ...
  71. 3 Billionaires Who Graduated from Columbia University (KO, C)

    May 6, 2016
    Find out the story behind some of the more famous alumni of Columbia University who have become billionaires in investment ...
  72. AT&T Drops Rev-Share Deal With Yahoo (YHOO, SYNC)

    May 5, 2016
    AT&T will end a 15-year ad revenue-sharing agreement with Yahoo and partner instead with a little-known company, Synacor. ...
  73. Yahoo! Stock: An Earnings Case Study (YHOO)

    April 28, 2016
    Discover the earnings analysis about Yahoo!, including comments on historical earnings and the breakdown of analysts' past ...
  74. Yahoo! Reaches Board Seats Deal With Starboard (YHOO)

    April 28, 2016
    Yahoo has reached a deal with the activist investment firm Starboard LP, marking a turning point in a battle that has raged ...
  75. If Verizon Bought Yahoo... (VZ, YHOO)

    April 27, 2016
    Verizon wants to compete with Google and Facebook in the mobile ad space. Buying Yahoo could help them do it, but it would ...
  76. Microsoft Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (MSFT, YHOO)

    April 24, 2016
    Discover the five key suppliers that keep Microsoft's cloud strategy on track, and learn which suppliers could help your ...
  77. Wal-Mart to Cut Board of Directors Down to Size

    April 22, 2016
    Amid its struggles to engineer new growth, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) announced it was paring down the size of its board of directors ...
  78. Why Yahoo's Core Business Is Negatively Valued

    April 19, 2016
    As the bidding process comes to a close find out why Yahoo's core advertising and search businesses are valued at $0.
  79. Yahoo Stock: What to Expect from Earnings (YHOO)

    April 19, 2016
    Yahoo reports first-quarter earnings Tuesday after close, but the market is paying only cursory attention to the company's ...
  80. Bids for Yahoo! Core Business Due Ahead of Earnings (YHOO, VZ)

    April 18, 2016
    The company has reportedly resisted disclosing certain financial details to bidders, presumably not to undermine its own ...
  81. Mark Mahaney Gives Insights on Twitter Inc and Yahoo (TWTR, YHOO)

    April 14, 2016
    In an exclusive interview, top RBC analyst Mark Mahaney explains his views on troubled companies Twitter Inc (TWTR) and Yahoo! ...
  82. The Market In 5 Minutes: Mamba Out

    April 14, 2016
    Below is a tool used by the Benzinga News Desk each trading day -- it's a look at everything happening in the market, in ...
  83. Why Did Yahoo! Extend Its Bidding Deadline? (YHOO, VZ)

    April 11, 2016
    It would seem the beleaguered Internet media company wants to get a better sense of where its value lies.
  84. Verizon Ready to Acquire Yahoo's Core Business (VZ, YHOO)

    April 8, 2016
    Yahoo!, once the king of search, is now searching for an identity - something it hasn't had since Google and Facebook emerged ...
  85. What The Twitter-NFL Partnership Means For Twitter

    April 6, 2016
    On Tuesday, Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) won the NFL sweepstakes, officially partnering for the right to stream 10 Thursday night ...
  86. Weird Diversification and Brand Extension Strategies

    March 29, 2016
    Pepsi phones, Coke wine: when should companies embark on diversification and brand extension strategies (from the mundane ...
  87. Yahoo Sets April 11 Deadline for Takeout Bids (YHOO)

    March 29, 2016
    It is now clear Yahoo management no longer believes it can operate as a standalone company.
  88. No, Yahoo is Not Really Worth $10B (YHOO)

    March 28, 2016
    Yahoo's for sale and they're asking $10 billion. But that's not what they're worth.
  89. Microsoft May Back Private Equity Bid for Yahoo (MSFT, YHOO)

    March 28, 2016
    Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is meeting with private equity firms that are interested in making a bid for Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
  90. Jeffrey Smith Wants to Be on Yahoo!'s Board (YHOO)

    March 25, 2016
    While both Yahoo! and Starboard have held discussions, hoping to avoid a proxy fight, one now seems inevitable.
  91. The 5 Highest Paid Executives in the Information Technology Sector ...

    March 20, 2016
    Discover the identity of the highest paid executives in the information technology sector, and how their successful and lucrative ...
  92. Bob Peck: The Longer Yahoo Waits, The Worse It Gets

    March 10, 2016
    Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) has had a difficult past year, down more than 23 percent. According to SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's ...
  93. Analyzing Yahoo's Return on Equity (YHOO)

    March 8, 2016
    Learn about Yahoo's return on equity (ROE) and find out how net margin, asset turnover and financial leverage impact its ...
  94. Two Suitors For Yahoo (YHOO)

    February 22, 2016
    Yahoo put itself on the block by announcing the formation of a strategic options committee Friday. Here are two companies ...
  95. Yahoo Shares Surge on 'Strategic Options' Talk (YHOO)

    February 19, 2016
    On Friday, shares of internet giant, Yahoo Inc., jumped by about 2.70% (at the time of writing) after the company announced ...
  96. Want to See Warren Buffett's Annual Meeting? Try Yahoo!

    February 16, 2016
    Warren Buffet, who announced in January that Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting will be live streamed, has chosen ...
  97. Marissa Mayer's Strategic Plan Has 2 Major Flaws (YHOO)

    February 3, 2016
    Two reasons why Marissa Mayer's plans for a turnaround at Yahoo will fail
  98. Yahoo Reports Mediocre Earnings; Share Price Falls (YHOO)

    February 2, 2016
    Another less-than-stellar quarter has Yahoo looking to cut costs and convince investors it's capable of substantial growth. ...
  99. Marissa Mayer's Woes Enhanced by Yahoo! Layoffs

    February 2, 2016
    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her team will report company earnings on February 2 and announce plans to slash 15% of the company's ...
  100. Will Yahoo! Earnings Hasten Breakup Plans?

    February 1, 2016
    With Marissa Mayer seemingly more interested in turning the company around instead of breakup, Yahoo!'s chronic restructuring ...
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