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


Tech IPOs surge rescues paper losses

New Relic and Hortonworks shares jump on debut

Amy Landecker and Jeffrey Tambor (right) star in ‘Transparent’
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Will streaming bring a new golden age of TV?

Amazon and Vimeo’s success shows what an online studio with no history of making TV can come up with

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

MPs slam Facebook in Lee Rigby case

Killer of UK soldier in London had discussed murder online

Yahoo ousts Google with Firefox deal

Group becomes browser’s default search engine in five-year partnership

Augusta golf club opens door to Rometty

Membership comes 2 years after the IBM chief was refused entry

Silicon Valley fund hacks US visa regime

Plan to back would-be entrepreneurs held back by immigration law

Yahoo/BrightRoll: video game

Yahoo is paying up to get into video. Its other options are limited

Yahoo buys video ads group BrightRoll

$640m purchase is group’s first big deal since Alibaba stake sale

Tumblr sets out to woo big brands

Blogging platform looks to beat rivals in luring creative advertisers

Edward Snowden in 'Citizenfour'

Tech groups encrypt data after Snowden

Privacy-focused start-ups create apps that offer greater security

Snapchat: shortlived but a real-life feel

The technology takes on the form of a conversation

Week in Review

Week in Review, October 25

Total chief killed in crash; also news on Yahoo, Libor and Tesco

Cyber start-up Illumio gets more funding

High-profile investment reflects growing worries about attacks

Yahoo bites back as activists circle

Mayer mounts five-pronged defence of turnround efforts

Yahoo: everything on display

Mayer has not totally proved her strategy yet, but Tuesday’s results may buy her more time

Yahoo trounces forecasts on mobile

Mayer says it is seeing product investments start to pay off

Line drawn to payment app after IPO delay

Japanese messaging app company puts focus on expansion

Yahoo punt on Snapchat feels like déjà vu

Investment in start-up harks back to Facebook/Microsoft deal

Yahoo and eBay pressed to return to cores

With a return to their original cores, both groups might get a fresh chance to reinvent themselves

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, makes his keynote speech at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham
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Osborne plans tax move on tech groups

Chancellor aims to stop multinationals ’abusing system’

Yahoo: nothing to celebrate

Alibaba’s public listing puts pressure on the search engine company

Activist urges Yahoo to merge with AOL

Starboard flags tax savings after internet group’s Alibaba sale

Tao Doll
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Alibaba prices shares in IPO at $68

Record-setting float will raise $21.8bn

SoftBank: playing the market

Group should sell stake in Alibaba bought for $20m in 2000 and is now worth more than $50bn

Yahoo faced fines over NSA compliance

Search group’s battle with US over user information dates back to 2007

Brad Feld

Next steps on more women in tech

This issue is about innovation, not about gender equality or managing to some diversity metric

Online ad group valued above $1bn

AppNexus raised $60m in a deal that valued the group at $1.2bn

Alibaba overhauls its Alipay relationship

Restructuring eliminates cap on potential gain in any Alipay IPO

US tech in China: pawns of villains?

Beijing’s moves seem to be part retribution and part opportunism

Marketers hope to bridge mobile gap

Americans spend a quarter of their time with media on mobile

Yahoo buys Flurry for app analytics

Among the biggest acquisitions since Tumblr purchase

US media: Who else might be in play?

21st Century Fox’s bid for Time Warner could spark other deals

Photo illustration of a Yahoo logo displayed on a monitor in Encinitas

Yahoo: Life beyond Alibaba?

Internet doyenne has yet to answer questions about its core strategy

Yahoo agrees to fresh deal on Alibaba

US internet company to reduce amount it will sell in IPO

Yahoo’s Mayer ‘not satisified’ as sales slide

Profits at the web portal fall 19 per cent

Google Ventures: start me up

Smart way to invest cash and breathe life into some European start-ups

Weinstein eyes TV sale for online era

Producer could sell a majority stake ‘if it really makes sense’

Alibaba recruits big guns to join board

Ex-Goldman star and HK’s first chief among directors

China denounces US tech ‘pawns’

State media offensive coincides with Tiananmen anniversary

Swedish entrepreneur’s shopfront site takes off

Group’s adds 40,000 stores in 100 countries