Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Responds To Share Decline, Claims Its Alibaba Stock Spin-Off Plans Still In Place

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) released a statement to fight fears and claims that its decision to spin out the shares it holds in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) might be in trouble. Yahoo maintained that the plans are still in place, and nothing has changed regarding the decision. At the beginning of the year, the company […]

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Claims Ex-Staffer Broke A Confidentiality Agreement

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) sued a ex-staffer over claims she revealed off the record information about the company. It was disclosed to a journalist who was writing a book about CEO Marissa Mayer’s leadership. The charges are against Cecile Lal who was a former senior director at Yahoo’s product management segment. She leaked proprietary information that […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Conducts Feasibility Study To Acquire Nokia’s Here Maps

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is seriously weighing options to acquire Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)’s Here maps. Nokia has been scouting for a short time to divest Here mapping business. Many firms are interested to make use of Here maps, but not ready to clinch the deal. Facebook is testing the feasibility of Here maps usage on […]

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Launches New Customer Care Center

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) executive joined local and state elected officials to introduce new customer care and data center based in New York. The center in Lockport provides world-class customer support and additional capacity for its user and product experiences. Also, it will result in additional jobs of over 100 at the Lockport data center facility. […]

Marissa Mayer lost $13 million and still made $42 million

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) CEO Marissa Mayer earned $42 million the previous year. She could have earned much more if Yahoo had done well. $900,000 was deducted from Mayer’s bonus and $12.4 million from her stock awards because of the firm’s less than impressive 2014 monetary performance. Performance Shortfall Yahoo’s board assigns performance goals for its […]

What Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Has To Say On Compensation Packages?

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) CEO Marissa Mayer’s compensation jumped 69% to $42.1 million in 2014 as she guided the turnaround project of the Web portal. A big part of the compensation package included stock and option awards received during the year. The rising stock price of Yahoo increased the total value of package. Some of the […]

Caroline Tsay Adapts New Techniques To Drive Software Sales Of Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) Online Many Fold

Caroline Tsay General Manager and Vice President Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) has transformed the traditional way of sales to focus on the sales of software online to end users. Unlike normal marketing managers, Tsay has a sound technical background and banked on her earlier stint at Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) to transform the software business of HP. […]

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Ropes In Katie Couric To Diversify Into Video Advertising Business

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has appointed a well known TV News anchor Katie Couric to cash in on the growing demand for social media content and video advertising services. Ms Couric is responsible for the turnaround of the tech giant Yahoo. In her stint at Yahoo, she will report to Marissa Mayer Chief Executive. In her […]

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Releases Native Video And Video App Install Ads

Yesterday Marissa Mayer, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) chief executive said that the organization will continue to concentrate on social, video, native as well as mobile. The firm is introducing two new ad products keeping that vision in mind. Yahoo is launching native video ads and video app install ads before its NewFronts marketing conference the coming […]

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Renegotiates Its Search Deal With Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has renegotiated its search contract with Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Some of the new details can be found in the document filed by Yahoo in the SEC. Some of the details of the new contracts are: 93% of the gross revenue will be kept by Yahoo when it runs a Bing ad on […]

Baidu Japan Shuts Down Failing To Withstand Immense Competition From Google and Yahoo

The Japanese version of Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) has come to the end of the road, shutting down operations after an unsuccessful attempt to battle Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) in Japan. Baidu is hopeful about making a comeback in Japan in future. Launched in 2007, Baidu Japan has struggled for eight years […]

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Gains Search Flexibility In Revised Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Deal

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) have arrived at an agreement that will allow Yahoo to gain more flexibility to operate its search engine. The new contract will give Yahoo more freedom to work with its other associates for its search engine. The company will also gain more control over its ad sales via […]

Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) & Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Enter Into a Strategic Deal

After holding months of parleys for months together, Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) made an announcement that they have altered their six-year-old search partnership. The amended pact is aimed at giving more flexible approach to the way their companies’ affairs are run and the manner in which the advertising teams are -managed. Yahoo […]

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Is Not Targeting Acquisition of Foursquare Contrary to Recent News

There was a recent buzz involving an acquisition involving Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) and Foursquare. The two internet giants were thought to have been in talks to sell Foursquare to Yahoo for $900 million. Today officials at CNBC reported that the news is not true and location based check-in app is not going to Yahoo. The […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)’s Subsidiary Targets Car Rental And Retailers To Promote Payment Options

Boston, MA 10/16/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Financial unit of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA), Alipay Wallet, has decided to enter the payment options field to lure car rental and retailers. The unit, which was transferred in 2011 to Jack Ma, indicated its willingness during a conference in China. Being a domestic company, it naturally enjoys the […]