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  • Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo

    Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo
    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's upcoming public offering will give Yahoo Inc billions of dollars for a potential shopping spree that investors hope will jumpstart its comeback. But with numerous holes to fill and soaring tech company valuations, Yahoo will...
  • What Yahoo Should Do with Billions from Alibaba IPO: Invest in Video, Ad Tech

    Yahoo stands to reap a windfall of $8 billion or more in cash after selling part of its stake in China's Alibaba Group, which is launching the biggest U.S. initial public offering in history -- and with the bigger kitty, Yahoo should pour more money...
  • Alibaba IPO: Stock surges 38% in market debut

    Alibaba IPO: Stock surges 38% in market debut
    Alibaba Holding Group's initial public offering was a monster success, roaring out of the gate Friday at a 38% premium to its offer price, sucking $21.8 billion into the Chinese online powerhouse's coffers. The largest U.S. IPO ever sent thrills through...
  • GM names its first female CEO

    Mary Barra, who started at General Motors Co. as a teenager and played a key role in the automaker's post-bailout turnaround, will become the first female chief executive in the company's history. Despite the groundbreaking nature of her appointment,...
  • Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion

    Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion
    The sudden illness of Karin Akerson, the wife of General Motors Co. Chief Executive Dan Akerson, sped up the naming of a new top executive at the nation’s largest automaker. GM said Mary Barra will succeed Akerson in January.  Barra, 51, heads the...
  • Let's end the obsession with women's wombs

    Let's end the obsession with women's wombs
    When liberals talk about states like Texas implementing laws to deter women from their constitutional right to an abortion, the conversation often veers into a frustrated rant, highlighting the hypocritical nature of conservatives who don’t...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Broadchurch' on BBC America

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Broadchurch' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------    SERIES Broadchurch As their friends...
  • Yahoo revamps its logo, but will anyone notice the difference?

    Yahoo revamps its logo, but will anyone notice the difference?
    Yahoo says it has made a major change to its logo, but unless you have studied  design it's hard to tell the difference. The Sunnyvale, Calif., company unveiled the new design on Tumblr late Wednesday night, and it does appear the company came up with a...
  • Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood

    Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood
    Writer and director Henriette Mantel was at a reading for fellow comics when a familiar theme took root. "They were all reading these essays about their kids," says Mantel, who doesn't have children. "Everyone was laughing, 'Ha ha! I know!' and I turned...
  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer touts 800 million users, defends logo

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer touts 800 million users, defends logo
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo has reached 800 million monthly active users, an increase of 20%, Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said Wednesday. The growth is being driven by mobile usage, with 350 million monthly active users coming to Yahoo on smartphones and...
  • Twitter announces, via tweet, that it has filed for an IPO

    Twitter has filed for an initial public offering of stock, months earlier than expected. The 7-year-old microblogging site announced the news -- via tweet, of course -- on Thursday afternoon: "We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a...