Radical restructure

The internet company has undergone a radical restructuring as it fights to restore growth following the sacking of chief executive Carol Bartz and sweeping job cuts

Pay transparency is the last taboo

The fear of telling all on salaries infects both start-ups and multinationals

To Silicon Valley, Trump is a loser

Set against fellow New York billionaires, he seems little more than a hustler, writes Michael Moritz

Special Reports

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Future of search, media, people, networking apps, online video, social network and privacy

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Security experts on both sides of the Atlantic are calling for closer co-operation with businesses

Yahoo looks to offload 3,000 patents

Technology group under pressure from investors

British Land: The Leadenhall Building

UK property managers: living off the land

Simple exposure to UK commercial property overwhelms all strategic nuance

Buffett backs group bidding for Yahoo

Berkshire ready to provide financing to group led by Dan Gilbert

Mayer exit on a Yahoo sale may cost $55m

Chief’s removal without cause would lead to severance benefits

Yahoo adds Starboard nominees to board

Company sees off threat of proxy battle over possible sale

What Verizon sees in Yahoo

Where and when you open email is no secret

Disclosure and awareness of tracking software is sorely lacking

Verizon dials up Yahoo to build online ads

US telecoms group wants to offer an alternative to Google and Facebook but some are sceptical

Yahoo moves to quieten critics over deal

Analysts divided over reasons for delays, but confident that any sale will not be a quick process

Mayer confident as Verizon eyes Yahoo bid

Internet group also weighing offers from TPG, Apollo, YP and DMGT

Verizon/Yahoo: raising the wreck

Verizon needs to make more money from video, with or without Yahoo

Politics can turn deal heroes into zeros

Political and regulatory opposition to takeovers is growing following last year’s deal surge

Yahoo could be good news for Daily Mail

UK newspaper group is latest potential suitor interested in buying the US internet company

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DMGT/Yahoo: Bottom fishing

The newspaper group considers an OMG expansion

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Daily Mail joins rush of Yahoo suitors

UK media group seeks broader web presence for publishing efforts

US newspapers ready for ad blocker fight

New York Times, Washington Post and others launch defence against start-up’s ‘illegal’ model

Twitter lands rights to stream NFL games

American football could give the social media service new cachet

Twitter/NFL: 4th & goal

What happens when a social network pays for content?

Tax drive will hit earnings, says business

Investors alerted to risks as crackdown closes loopholes

Activist fund looks to unseat Yahoo board

Starboard Value says directors ‘repeatedly failed shareholders’

Yahoo appoints two new board members

Technology group under pressure from activist investor

FBI and Apple logos

Apple supported by big rivals in FBI case

One motion says government’s order ‘exceeds bounds of law’

Tech activism: roly poly

High-profile interventions in the sector have had mixed results

Media worried as ad blocking goes mobile

Software companies are accused of running an ‘extortion racket’

Yahoo hires banks to consider options

Internet group moves a step closer to disposal of core business

Bain and TPG join suitors for Yahoo unit

Analysts estimate bidders could value core business at up to $4bn

Yahoo sets out another turnround plan

Mayer presents effort to rebuild internet group in face of activist investor pressure

Yahoo: more than crumbs

Internet company looks closer to cashing in on its clicks

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Developers look beyond the app

Competition is forcing companies to skip the download stage

Yahoo cuts jobs and explores sale options

Board pledges to engage with bidders on strategic proposals

Facebook cashes in on digital advertising

Last quarter a ‘defining moment’ as social media group ramps up mobile marketing

Google, Europe and the pursuit of tax

Policymakers should be asking why young engineers head to Silicon Valley, writes Michael Moritz

Email-reading bosses not breaching privacy

European court rules on monitoring messages at work

Week in Review

Week in Review, January 9

Netflix, missing Chinese billionaire, Valeant, Yahoo and more

Silicon Valley warns UK against spy bill

Big tech says proposals will encourage harsh regimes

Starboard calls for shake-up at Yahoo

Activist investor piles further pressure on CEO Marissa Mayer

Nielsen calls for new audience measures

Push for common TV-to-tablet metrics follows industry criticism

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The all-singing activist hedge fund

Institutional investors have made great strides in holding boards to account, says Stephen Foley