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Verizon close to making bid for Yahoo's web business - reports

Telecom giant Verizon Communications is believed to be poised to make a bid for Yahoo’s web business. It is also hoping to put in an offer for a

Telecom giant Verizon Communications is believed to be poised to make a bid for Yahoo’s web business. It is also hoping to put in an offer for a

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Yahoo 'moves forward with sale'

Yahoo has reportedly set a deadline of April 11 for the submission of preliminary bids for its internet business - which includes search, mail and news sites - and Asian assets.

Yahoo has reportedly set a deadline of April 11 for the submission of preliminary bids for its internet business - which includes search, mail and news sites - and Asian assets.

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Yahoo! shelves plans to spin off stake in Alibaba

Yahoo! says it has shelved plans to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, for tax reasons. Instead it intends to create a separate

Yahoo! says it has shelved plans to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, for tax reasons. Instead it intends to create a separate

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Yahoo faces privacy violation class action in America

Internet giant Yahoo is facing a nationwide class action lawsuit in the USA by consumers angered that the company allegedly opened e-mails sent to

Internet giant Yahoo is facing a nationwide class action lawsuit in the USA by consumers angered that the company allegedly opened e-mails sent to

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Yahoo replaces Google as Firefox default search engine in the US

Yahoo is the new default search engine on the Firefox web browser in the US ousting Google. The five-year deal ends Google’s decade-old partnership

Yahoo is the new default search engine on the Firefox web browser in the US ousting Google. The five-year deal ends Google’s decade-old partnership

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Yahoo buys Tumblr

Yahoo has announced it is buying networking and blogging website Tumblr. The deal is worth over one billion dollars, that’s around around 850

Yahoo has announced it is buying networking and blogging website Tumblr. The deal is worth over one billion dollars, that’s around around 850

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Yahoo poised to buy New York-based blogging service

It is reported the board of Yahoo has green-lighted a deal to buy the New-York based blogging service Tumblr for more than 850 million euros. The

It is reported the board of Yahoo has green-lighted a deal to buy the New-York based blogging service Tumblr for more than 850 million euros. The

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Newly minted 'appy teen millionaire

A 17-year-old has become the internet’s latest millionaire. Nick D’Aloisio has sold Summly, his app that edits internet news items to make them

A 17-year-old has become the internet’s latest millionaire. Nick D’Aloisio has sold Summly, his app that edits internet news items to make them

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Tech lobbying powerhouse set to open doors in Washington

Google, Amazon.com, eBay, Facebook and other Internet companies have formed a lobbying group called The Internet Association to tackle regulatory and

Google, Amazon.com, eBay, Facebook and other Internet companies have formed a lobbying group called The Internet Association to tackle regulatory and

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Yahoo gets 'geek' boss from Google

Yahoo has poached one of Google’s top engineers as its latest chief executive to try to restore it as an Internet powerhouse. Marissa Mayer will

Yahoo has poached one of Google’s top engineers as its latest chief executive to try to restore it as an Internet powerhouse. Marissa Mayer will

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Yahoo cashes in Chinese stake

Yahoo is selling half of its 40% stake in the dominant Chinese e-retailer Alibaba back to its founder, Jack Ma, for just over five and a half billion

Yahoo is selling half of its 40% stake in the dominant Chinese e-retailer Alibaba back to its founder, Jack Ma, for just over five and a half billion

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Yahoo shrinks to grow

Yahoo is to lay off 2,000 people, that is 15 percent of its workforce. The web company’s deepest round of job cuts in years come as new chief

Yahoo is to lay off 2,000 people, that is 15 percent of its workforce. The web company’s deepest round of job cuts in years come as new chief

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Patent war: Facebook responds to Yahoo lawsuit with its own

Facebook is striking back by filing its own lawsuit after Yahoo filed one accusing the social networking site of violating patents. Yahoo’s case

Facebook is striking back by filing its own lawsuit after Yahoo filed one accusing the social networking site of violating patents. Yahoo’s case

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Yahoo sues Facebook over patent infringements

Internet giant Yahoo is suing Facebook over ten patents, including one that alleges the social networking site copied its methods for advertising on

Internet giant Yahoo is suing Facebook over ten patents, including one that alleges the social networking site copied its methods for advertising on

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Yahoo's Yang resigns

Yahoo’s co-founder Jerry Yang has quit the struggling internet firm he started in 1995.   Yang’s been criticised by shareholders for impeding

Yahoo’s co-founder Jerry Yang has quit the struggling internet firm he started in 1995.   Yang’s been criticised by shareholders for impeding

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Yahoo's Bartz fired by phone

Yahoo’s shares shot up after the struggling internet company fired its chief executive Carol Bartz. In a message to Yahoo employees Bartz said

Yahoo’s shares shot up after the struggling internet company fired its chief executive Carol Bartz. In a message to Yahoo employees Bartz said

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Yahoo warns of weak revenue

Internet portal Yahoo has warned that revenue will again slide this quarter as it continues to lose market share to Google and Facebook. Yahoo

Internet portal Yahoo has warned that revenue will again slide this quarter as it continues to lose market share to Google and Facebook. Yahoo

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Microsoft-Yahoo aim to take on Google

Competition regulators in America and the EU are preparing to scrutinise a joint-venture planned between two mighty powers in the computing world

Competition regulators in America and the EU are preparing to scrutinise a joint-venture planned between two mighty powers in the computing world

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Yahoo boss steps down

Jerry Yang, the embattled chief executive of Yahoo, is quitting and his departure caused the internet company’s shares to shoot up. Yang will step

Jerry Yang, the embattled chief executive of Yahoo, is quitting and his departure caused the internet company’s shares to shoot up. Yang will step