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Yahoo to spin off Alibaba stake despite tax question

Yahoo notified US regulators that it is proceeding with plans to spin off its multi-billion-dollar stake in Alibaba despite the unanswered question of what the tax bill could be.

Yahoo to spin off Alibaba stake despite tax question
Yahoo buys social shopping website Polyvore
Yahoo buys social shopping website Polyvore

Yahoo on Friday said it is adding to its lengthy roster of acquisitions with a deal to buy social shopping website Polyvore.

Yahoo buys social shopping website Polyvore
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Yahoo unveils silent video chat app

Yahoo unveiled a new mobile application allowing users to exchange live video, text and emoticons, without audio.

Yahoo unveils silent video chat app
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Yahoo unveils new online video series

US Internet giant Yahoo said it was expanding its online offerings, unveiling 18 new video series with which it hopes to attract a larger audience and advertisers.

Yahoo unveils new online video series
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Yahoo boosts share buyback plan by $2 billion

Yahoo told US regulators that it will spend another $2 billion buying back shares as the pioneering US Internet search firm continues an effort to re-invent itself.

Yahoo boosts share buyback plan by $2 billion
Facebook, partners unveil alliance on cybersecurity
Facebook, partners unveil alliance on cybersecurity

Facebook, Yahoo and other technology firms announced the creation of a "ThreatExchange" to share information to help thwart cyberattacks.

Facebook, partners unveil alliance on cybersecurity
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Yahoo announces tax-free spinoff of Alibaba stake

Yahoo is spinning off its stake in Chinese Internet giant Alibaba, splitting off the valuable holdings in a move that sidesteps taxes.

Yahoo announces tax-free spinoff of Alibaba stake
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Google loses US search share, Yahoo on rise

Google saw its share of the US Internet search market slip to its lowest ever mark, while Yahoo notched its highest share in five years.

Google loses US search share, Yahoo on rise
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Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search

Firefox maker Mozilla announced that it is switching to Yahoo as the default service for online searches done through the Web browser in the United States.

Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search
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Yahoo buys video ad platform BrightRoll for $640 mn

Yahoo announced it is buying video advertising platform BrightRoll for $640 million to bolster its ability to make money from marketing on desktop computers.

Yahoo buys video ad platform BrightRoll for $640 mn
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Yahoo wants to invest in Snapchat: report

Flush with cash from its investment in Alibaba, Yahoo is angling to buy into hot mobile messaging startup Snapchat, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Yahoo wants to invest in Snapchat: report
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Activist investor urges Yahoo-AOL tie-up

An activist investment firm urged Yahoo to explore a tie-up with online rival AOL.

Activist investor urges Yahoo-AOL tie-up
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US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance

US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program.

US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance
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Yahoo adds 'Style' to digital magazine line-up

Yahoo on Wednesday hit the Internet catwalk with a digital fashion magazine dubbed 'Style.'

Yahoo adds 'Style' to digital magazine line-up
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Yahoo brushes up its e-commerce for small business

Yahoo announced Thursday the relaunch of its e-commerce platform, which allows small businesses to easily set up online retailing.

Yahoo brushes up its e-commerce for small business
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Yahoo bolsters local search with Zofari app

Yahoo said Tuesday it was bolstering its local search capabilities by absorbing the team from the smartphone recommendation app Zofari.

Yahoo bolsters local search with Zofari app
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Yahoo Japan cancels $3.2 bn plan to buy eAccess

Internet giant Yahoo Japan said Monday it had cancelled plans to buy domestic telecom company eAccess from its parent SoftBank Corp. in a deal that was valued at about $3.2 billion.

Yahoo Japan cancels $3.2 bn plan to buy eAccess
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Yahoo unveils original online shows

Yahoo on Monday unveiled original online shows and new advertising options as it continued a long-running attempt to evolve into an Internet venue for premier content.

Yahoo unveils original online shows
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Yahoo spurns Facebook and Google sign-in credentials

Yahoo confirmed that it will stop letting people sign into its online services using credentials from rival Internet titans Facebook or Google.

Yahoo spurns Facebook and Google sign-in credentials
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UK, US spies stored millions of Yahoo webcam images: report

US senators said British and US spy agencies showed a "breathtaking lack of respect" for privacy after reports they had intercepted and stored images from webcams used by millions of Yahoo users.

UK, US spies stored millions of Yahoo webcam images: report