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  • Nasdaq hits 5,000 for the first time since 2000

    Nasdaq hits 5,000 for the first time since 2000
    The Nasdaq hit 5,000 again. Time to head for the hills, right? Maybe not this time. The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite index nudged through the symbolic point barrier for the first time since March 2000, shortly before what was known as the dot-com...
  • Yahoo's share of search market rises; Google down but still dominant

    Yahoo's share of search market rises; Google down but still dominant
    Yahoo Inc.'s share of the search market in the United States climbed above 10% last month as the search engine became the default option on the latest version of the Firefox browser. The news was followed Thursday by a letter from an investor expressing...
  • Yahoo to move Santa Monica operations to booming tech hub Playa Vista

    Yahoo to move Santa Monica operations to booming tech hub Playa Vista
    Yahoo Inc. is moving its Santa Monica operations to Playa Vista, joining the droves of major tech companies that have opened offices in the booming Westside neighborhood. The Sunnyvale, Calif., Internet company signed a long-term lease for about 130,000...
  • Yahoo to spin off its Alibaba stake

    Yahoo to spin off its Alibaba stake
    CUPERTINO, Calif. — Yahoo Inc. made investors happy by announcing a spinoff of its nearly $40-billion stake in Alibaba Group Holding, but the move won't add money to Yahoo's coffers — or mask the company's continued problems with its core...
  • Alibaba spinoff likely to increase scrutiny on Yahoo CEO

    Alibaba spinoff likely to increase scrutiny on Yahoo CEO
    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,...
  • Starboard urges Staples merger with Office Depot

    Starboard urges Staples merger with Office Depot
    Activist investment firm Starboard Value LP called for a merger between office supply companies Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc. in a letter Tuesday.  The investor bought a stake in Staples and increased its investment in Office Depot last month,...
  • EHarmony is moving from Santa Monica to Westwood

    EHarmony is moving from Santa Monica to Westwood
    EHarmony Inc. is breaking up with Santa Monica. The online dating site has finalized a deal to move from its current headquarters at Santa Monica's Colorado Center to Westwood, where it will take the top four floors of 10900 Wilshire Blvd., currently...
  • Yahoo to replace Google as default search engine for Firefox browsers

    Yahoo to replace Google as default search engine for Firefox browsers
    Yahoo Inc struck a deal with Firefox maker Mozilla Corp to replace Google Inc as the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser in the United States, a move that Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said will help boost its flagging search market...
  • Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ

    Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ
    Yahoo Inc said it will join Google Inc to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, The Wall Street Journal reported. The move comes as large technology...
  • Yahoo-AOL merger proposal: recipe for revival, or stagnation?

    Yahoo-AOL merger proposal: recipe for revival, or stagnation?
    A proposed merger of Internet pioneers AOL Inc and Yahoo Inc could create a nimbler player in Web video, but strong growth, the measure of success in Silicon Valley, would remain elusive. Investors are revisiting one of the most speculated Internet...
  • EBay agrees to spin off PayPal after pressure from activist investors

    EBay agrees to spin off PayPal after pressure from activist investors
    In the 1980s, the heyday of the corporate raiders, Carl Icahn made a name for himself as a persistent aggressor. He went after stodgy, old-line companies — Gulf & Western, Western Union, Phillips Petroleum, TWA — hellbent to break them up...