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Is Microsoft in the Yahoo bidding hunt?

Microsoft (MSFT) is in preliminary talks with private equity firms about helping finance a bid to buy embattled Internet company Yahoo (YHOO), according to media reports. Private equity executives approached

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Yahoo to lay off 15% of workforce amid $400M cost-cutting

Struggling search engine company Yahoo Inc. said it plans to cut about 15% of its workforce as part of a $400 million cost-cutting effort intended to “simplify” the troubled Internet

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Yahoo latest strategic plan likely just buys time

Perhaps, after Yahoo announced on Tuesday more than 1,600 job cuts  — 15% of its workforce — and the closure of operations in five cities amid middling quarterly results. The

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Tech Five: Box shares sink off earnings

Shares of cloud computing company Box are plunging following third quarter earnings. Meanwhile, buzz still surrounds Yahoo off reports of a possible sale. Box. Shares sunk more than 4% in

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Yahoo to hold off on Alibaba spinoff

Struggling Web media company Yahoo has decided to forego its spin-off of its $30 billion-plus stake in Chinese e-tailing giant Alibaba, according to a report by CNBC. As a result

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Yahoo ‘morale challenge’ faces CEO Mayer; shares down 1.2%

Yahoo shares were down Tuesday as CEO Marissa Mayer faced continuing challenges in her turnaround of the web media giant. Concerns have crescendoed since an activist investor last week suggested

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Yahoo misses earnings estimate, revenue beats

Yahoo delivered a second-quarter earnings report Tuesday that missed analysts’ forecasts for earnings, but it surpassed revenue expectations. And right now, that’s exactly the kind of surprise that Wall Street

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Yahoo shares jump; company to spin off Alibaba stake

Yahoo shares rallied 7% late Tuesday after the company said it would spin off its remaining $40 billion stake in Alibaba into a separate entity.vStock in the new investment company

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