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

Take off shades to peer behind numbers

Squint at the smaller figures as they can often be more revealing

Mayer makes amends with Yahoo’s agitators

Alibaba spin-off buys company chief time to rejuvenate business

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: 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

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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


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

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