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

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

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: 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

Tech M&A: paved with good intentions

Records were set for technology deals this year, but many of them will disappoint

A 2016 guide to the technology age gap

You may choose to amend your techie ways and appear more up-to-date, or be old-tech and proud

Logos of Facebook, Messenger and Uber

Social networks’ path to one-stop shops

‘Buy buttons’ help give chat apps and groups such as Facebook a slice of ecommerce spending

Tax efficiency alone is not enough

Boards must not let possible savings override industrial logic

Week in Review

Week in Review, December 12

Yahoo U-turn on Alibaba; Keurig, Anglo and Accor in the news

Give Mayer a chance to make Yahoo work

The company remains a blur of services and assets of different values, writes Philip Delves Broughton

Yahoo proves difficulty of the second hit

Mayer’s problems reflect those faced by Dropbox and Twitter

Mayer vows to stay at Yahoo helm

Internet group drops $32bn Alibaba stake spin-off on tax concerns

Shareholders back Yahoo’s Alibaba U-turn

Controversial proposed sale could have sparked huge capital gains liability

Didi Kuaidi brings Jerry Yang on board

Yahoo co-founder to be senior adviser at China car-hailing group

Yahoo should take page out of Buffett

Bringing in a star manager in Marissa Mayer for a corporate reboot was always a dicey strategy, writes Jonathan Ford

Private equity firms and IAC circle Yahoo

Board met to consider alternatives to spinning off Alibaba stake

Yahoo’s uncertain future under Mayer

Buyout firms and IAC circle group while activist urges spin-off

Yahoo: cash for clicks

A private equity buyer is the likeliest solution to the valuation conundrum

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg speaks to employees

Zuckerberg to take 2-month paternity leave

Facebook chief to leave social network in hands of other staff

Yahoo tests locking out adblocker users

Tech group tries to fight back and protect revenues from adverts

Starboard tells Yahoo to halt Alibaba plan

Activist investor urges tech group to sell core businesses

There’s no place like Yahoo — Mayer is right

Chief’s move to make staff vow to stay is smart, just like ‘Wizard of Oz’ dress-up idea for management

Yahoo looks to Google to reboot search

Mayer’s deal with former employer is latest move in turnround

Yahoo: Desperate search for growth

Revenues are under pressure and a deal with Google only buys a little time

Yahoo in search drive with Google deal

Group cuts guidance after earnings and revenue miss forecasts

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Cameron appoints Ma to advisory group

Alibaba founder with no obvious link to UK joins business board

Square poaches key Yahoo executive

Jacqueline Reses was a key executive in Yahoo’s Alibaba spin-off

Twitter: cut to the chase

Job cuts at the social media company are no answer to flagging growth

The loneliness of long-term home workers

We need to go to the office to convince ourselves that what we do has some purpose

Apple approves adblocker for mobile apps

Been Choice filters ads in native apps including Facebook, Yahoo

Snapchat to launch sponsored selfies

Messaging app pitching new advertising format to marketers