Activist investor Starboard Value LP said it has acquired a "significant" stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the Internet company to explore a merger with AOL.
Starboard, the second activist investor to target Yahoo in the las
Yahoo said it had detected a "coordinated effort" to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts using malicious computer software.
The company said on its official blog that it believed that the attackers were attem
Yahoo Inc's online ad prices slid again in the fourth quarter and Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant in which it owns a big stake, saw revenue growth decelerate from its recent rip-roaring pace.
Yahoo's overall revenue
Italy's largest ruling party has proposed legislation to raise government revenues by making it more expensive for multinational online companies like Google, Amazon and Yahoo to do business there.
A bill tabled by the centre-
The National Security Agency has tapped directly into communications links used by Google and Yahoo to move huge amounts of email and other user information among overseas data centres, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.
Government officials in parts of Asia have been sending sensitive information via e-mail services offered by US web giants, and concerns are spreading that these may have been collected by the National Security Agency (NSA).
Yahoo has announced a $1.1 billion deal to buy blogging site Tumblr. The deal, which had been rumored since last Thursday, will help Yahoo to tap into the younger, active online user base at Tumblr.
Yahoo Inc's board will meet on Sunday to vote on whether to offer $1.1 billion in cash for New York-based blogging service Tumblr, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources close to the situation as saying.
Yahoo! may be on the verge
Got a tech idea and want to make a fortune before you're out of your teens? Just do it, is the advice of the London schoolboy who's just sold his smartphone news app to Yahoo for a reported $30 million.
Yahoo Inc is shutting down seven products, including its mobile app for Blackberry smartphones, as new chief executive Marissa Mayer takes a page from Google's Playbook by eliminating unsuccessful products en masse.