Fired Yahoo exec gets $58m severance package

2014-04-17 10:10

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer has left the company with a severance package of $58m, even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.

Yahoo buys smartphone diary-app maker

2014-02-12 10:45

Yahoo has added the startup behind smartphone visual diary-app Days to its list of acquisitions as its CEO tries to pump new life into the Internet pioneer.

Alibaba jackpot rejuvenate Yahoo

2013-07-16 13:13

Yahoo's hiring of Marissa Mayer, Alibaba investment paying off for long-suffering company

Yahoo buys photo app maker GhostBird

2013-06-13 18:55

Yahoo has announced it has bought a start-up that makes picture-taking applications for iPhones to enhance its Flickr photo service.

Yahoo CEO paid $37m for 6 months work

2013-05-01 07:53

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer hauled in $36.6m in pay, bonuses and stock last year after just six months at the helm of the internet firm.

Yahoo! overhauls e-mail for web, mobile

2012-12-11 20:27

Yahoo! is revamping its e-mail for the web and mobile devices in a move aimed at streamlining the service and making its look consistent across various platforms.

Yahoo investors warm to new CEO

2012-11-20 08:25

Yahoo shares have hit their highest level in 18 months, as investors bet on new boss Marissa Mayer to pull off a comeback that eluded three of her predecessors.

Yahoo shares dip as CEO mulls strategy

2012-08-10 08:35

Yahoo stock prices slid on word that freshly-appointed chief Marissa Mayer could overhaul the struggling internet pioneer's strategy to regain its faded glory.

New Yahoo CEO pregnant

2012-07-17 14:28

Marissa Mayer, the former senior Google executive who will take over the reins of internet pioneer Yahoo, is pregnant and expecting the baby in October.

Yahoo turns to new CEO for revival

2012-07-17 09:22

Yahoo has picked Google's Marissa Mayer to become its new CEO, turning to an engineer with Silicon Valley credentials to turn around the struggling internet firm.


Yahoo spurns Facebook, Google’s credentials

2014-03-06 15:13

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

Yahoo launches online magazines

2014-01-08 16:12

Yahoo is becoming more of an Internet Age media company, bringing in news, music and television stars for the launch of online magazines focused on technology and food.

Yahoo buys startup behind movie app

2013-07-03 09:29

Yahoo says it has bought startup Qwiki, its latest acquisition after Marissa Mayer launched a shopping spree after taking over the fading internet pioneer.

Yahoo! CEO promises 'something special'

2013-05-18 14:00

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to unveil "something special" in New York City as she tries to attract more traffic and advertising to the internet company.

Yahoo chief bets on mobile future

2012-11-28 21:04

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer says in an interview she is pushing the web giant's focus to mobile, including getting its employees on smartphones.

Yahoo! lays out new strategy

2012-10-23 19:09

Marissa Mayer, chief executive officer of Yahoo!, has revealed a revival strategy, with an emphasis on smartphones and tablets.

Yahoo CEO Mayer gives birth

2012-10-02 10:42

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has given birth to a boy, adding motherhood to her challenges as she tries to steer the struggling internet firm in a new direction.

Fat package for new Yahoo chief

2012-07-20 08:10

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's compensation package could total more than $70m in salary, bonuses, restricted stock and stock options over five years, according to reports.

Yahoo profit falls, but within forecasts

2012-07-18 10:14

Yahoo says its profit in the past quarter fell modestly in results reflecting upheaval at the struggling internet pioneer, which named a new CEO this week.

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