Yahoo! Pockets China Profits With Stock Sale (Forbes)

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Yahoo’s unexpected sale of Alibaba.com may signal a souring relationship between the two companies.

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New Yahoo CFO Embarks on Journey to Cost Control (E-Commerce Times)

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Yahoo has hired a cost-cutting specialist as its new chief financial officer, signaling the Internet company’s determination to weed out the bureaucracy that has been dragging down its profits for the past three years. The company said Thursday that it had lured Tim Morse away from computer chipmaker Altera.

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Justice signals challenge to Google-Yahoo deal (AP via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Yahoo Inc.’s plans to boost its profits in an online advertising partnership with rival Google Inc. could be moving into the crosshairs of the U.S. Justice Department, which has hired an antitrust litigator to review evidence for a possible legal challenge to the deal.

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Google believes $1B investment in AOL is crumbling (AP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, August 8th, 2008

In an assessment that could lead to a substantial charge against its future profits, Google Inc. believes its $1 billion investment in advertising partner AOL is souring.

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Emily Bell: If Google should falter, how many others will follow? (Guardian Unlimited)

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

Emily Bell: Nothing says ‘recession’ like a bit of a dip in the rate of growth of Google’s profits

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