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

Mayer pushes Yahoo deeper into search

Internet company free to control up to 49% of search queries

A man holds the new Fire smartphone by Amazon.com Inc. and demonstrates the phone's app's including icons for Spotify, Shazam, eBay, Skype, and Linkedin during a demonstration at a news conference in Berlin, Germany, on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
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Start-up managers are the unsung heroes

Hot start-ups poach savvy staff who become industry stars in their own right, writes Murad Ahmed

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

Vivendi offers to buy Dailymotion stake

Deal expected to value the video-sharing site at €250m

PCCW ends Dailymotion talks with Orange

Move comes days after French government seeks other options

Online arms race heats up over adverts

Internet media groups fight back against use of adblockers

Yahoo: search and rescue

Without control over search offerings and ad sales, success could be an uphill battle

Yahoo urged to spin off Japan stake

Activist investor Starboard calls for narrower focus

Yahoo and NSA chief clash on data privacy

Tech group warns on ‘backdoor’ access to systems by US

Spin-offs are in fashion but tax bills lurk

Quick sales of newly created units carry risk of big liabilities

Snapchat talks point to $16bn valuation

Instant messages group in discussions with investors to raise $500m

The week: February 16

Elliott launches legal battle against Bank of East Asia

Facebook to set up cyber security network

Group to adapt internal system so companies can share information

Yahoo: Identity crisis

The company faces fresh questions as it prepares to sell its Alibaba stake

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Start-up cash from nearest may be dearest

Sometimes there is no alternative to borrowing from friends or family

Mayer makes amends with Yahoo’s agitators

Alibaba spin-off buys company chief time to rejuvenate business

Yahoo: Spin cycle

Yahoo shares have soared. Confidence in its chief executive may now rise as well

Yahoo to spin off $40bn Alibaba stake

Marissa Mayer says split in fourth quarter will be tax free

Security v privacy ‘disconnect’ threatens trust in tech

Davos wrestles with implications of Paris terror attacks

Staples to deny call to buy Office Depot

Starboard says merged entity could more than double profits

Priceline eyes shift to mobile bookings

$50bn online bookings group launches app

switching between facebook at work and personal facebook

Facebook: dollars at work

Investors may ask if high R&D spending gives value. Rising overhead costs are more concerning

Investor warns Yahoo over large deals

Starboard Value pushes for tie-up with AOL instead

Review: Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!

Nicholas Carlson on the enigma of Yahoo’s would-be saviour

Yahoo targets wearables and mobile growth

Internet group seeks to transform itself into world of apps

D’Aloisio leads Yahoo into wearables

Tech group’s news app chosen as launch partner for Apple Watch

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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

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

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