The site has more than 100 million users and would increase Yahoo's already substantial portfolio of social sites with young user bases
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Friday 23 December 2011
Friday 23 December 2011
The US internet giant Yahoo is in line for a huge windfall as it looks to sell most of its major Asian assets, which are said to be worth close to $17bn (£11bn). It is thought Yahoo could net upwards of $10bn by cutting its stake in Chinese internet giant Alibaba from 40 to 15 per cent and selling all its stake in Yahoo Japan to co-owner Softbank.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
You couldn't fault him for a lack of ambition. But for a telecommunications minister, India's Kapil Sibal appears to be lacking in an understanding of telecommunications.
Friday 02 December 2011
Thursday 01 December 2011
You mean 'the visionary Marc Andreessen', of course?
Monday 24 October 2011
Google has piled into the potential auction of rival Yahoo, allying with private equity players to explore a joint bid for the ailing internet giant.
Friday 21 October 2011
Outlook So Microsoft is working on a new bid for Yahoo, in conjunction with private equity? Doesn't it learn? It had a lucky escape in 2008 and has done better out of a search-engine partnership instead.
Thursday 08 September 2011
Outlook Any British football manager could have warned Carol Bartz what was coming. Less than two months ago, speculation that the end was nigh for Yahoo's chief executive forced the company's board to give Ms Bartz a public vote of confidence. Six weeks later, after what by all accounts was a terse telephone call with her chairman, she was out.
Thursday 18 August 2011
The "six degrees of separation" theory – that any two strangers can be linked by an average of just six friendships – is to be put to the test online. Yahoo and Facebook have joined forces to conduct an online version of the "small world" social experiment devised in 1967 by the Harvard Professor Stanley Milgram.
Thursday 23 June 2011
Sunday 29 May 2011
Either Saracens or Gloucester will be lumped in with a fellow English club in next season's Heineken Cup when the draw is made at Twickenham on 7 June.
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