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  • 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...
  • Yahoo plans to invest in Snapchat: WSJ

    Yahoo plans to invest in Snapchat: WSJ
    Yahoo Inc plans to invest a part of the proceeds from the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd stake sale in mobile app Snapchat, which lets users send messages that disappear after a few seconds, the Wall Street Journal said. Yahoo and Snapchat held talks that...
  • Investing Quarterly: Where to invest for growth?

    Investing Quarterly: Where to invest for growth?
    When Internet stock analysts at brokerage Morgan Stanley wrote their 2001 investment outlook in December 2000, they laid out glowing assessments of the future for Yahoo Inc. and rival America Online. There would be "a few huge winners" in the long run...
  • Yahoo set to outline cost-cutting efforts: WSJ

    Yahoo set to outline cost-cutting efforts: WSJ
    Yahoo Inc is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person who was briefed on the plan....
  • China-backed hackers target Apple's iCloud users: blog

    China-backed hackers target Apple's iCloud users: blog
    Apple Inc's iCloud storage service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes the Beijing government is behind the campaign. Using what is called a "man-in-the-middle"...
  • Yahoo in talks to buy ad service BrightRoll: TechCrunch

    Yahoo in talks to buy ad service BrightRoll: TechCrunch
    Online search and advertising company Yahoo Inc is in talks to buy digital video advertising service provider BrightRoll for around $700 million, tech blog TechCrunch reported. Term sheets have been signed and the price, if the deal is completed, looks...
  • Amgen, bowing to hedge fund pressure, to cut up to 1,100 more jobs

    Amgen, bowing to hedge fund pressure, to cut up to 1,100 more jobs
    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...
  • Exclusive: Some unhappy Yahoo investors asking AOL for rescue

    Exclusive: Some unhappy Yahoo investors asking AOL for rescue
    At least two top-10 Yahoo Inc shareholders are so unhappy with Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's turnaround efforts that they are making a direct plea to AOL Inc CEO Tim Armstrong to explore a merger and run the combined company. Their move follows an...
  • Yahoo buys video ad service BrightRoll for $640 million

    Yahoo buys video ad service BrightRoll for $640 million
    Yahoo Inc will pay about $640 million for automated advertising service BrightRoll, beefing up its ability to sell video ads in real-time to marketers. The acquisition sustains Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer's acquisition spree and sharpens the...
  • Google Moves To Comply With EU's 'Right To Be Forgotten' Ruling

    Google has taken the first steps to meet a European ruling that citizens can have objectionable links removed from Internet search results, a ruling that pleased privacy campaigners but raised fears that the right can be abused to hide negative...
  • Diversity champion says Silicon Valley overlooks minority talent

    Diversity champion says Silicon Valley overlooks minority talent
    Four white guys and an Indian. A male Indian. That's the central cast of the new HBO hit sitcom “Silicon Valley.” The race and gender breakdown only slightly exaggerates the makeup of Silicon Valley's actual workforce. Google Inc. recently...