| Mar 2, 2015
| 8:21 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:26 PM
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...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 12:18 PM
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,...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 10:35 AM
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,...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:38 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:12 PM
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...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Prominent Los Angeles developer Robert F. Maguire III has found a partner to invest in construction of a new office building in Playa Vista, which is now one of the hottest real estate markets in the state.
San Francisco real estate investment firm...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:43 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Amgen Inc., the Southern California biotech giant that has struggled to match the torrid growth of its pharmaceutical peers, finds itself in the crosshairs of a New York hedge fund manager, one of the new breed of activist investors, who is loudly calling...