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

Yelp in need of a good review

Listings app faces challenges of sinking share price, competition and forthcoming documentary

Rakuten to offer electricity online

Japanese ecommerce group weighs tie-up with Marubeni

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

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Loeb ruling raises hurdles for activists

Third Point settles charges that funds violated antitrust rules

Facebook calls for global cyber security

Security chief says need defences to go beyond “the 1 per cent”

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Cyber insecurity: Going dark

US tech companies are shielding more data from government. But is it now harder to track terrorists?

Traffic acquisition costs hold back Yahoo

Revenue increases at fastest rate for nine years

Yahoo files for Alibaba spin-off

15% holding in Chinese ecommerce group worth about $32bn

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InternetQ hints at music streaming sale

Spin-off of Akazoo will make future bid ‘something to consider’

Yahoo: taking a punt

Tech group is hoping the Bills and the Jaguars will be a big draw

Yahoo wins rights to live stream NFL game

Top US sports league eyes deeper digital media push

Snapchat $650m raising includes Alibaba

Ephemeral message app reveals size of fundraising in SEC filing

Yahoo: tail spin

How good are company’s tax lawyers?

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Storm over EU court ruling rumbles on

Search engines have been left to act as judge and jury

Yahoo moves to allay Alibaba tax fears

Group says change to spin-off rules would not affect ruling requests

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Q&A: How Verizon was attracted to AOL

Internet pioneer has changed a lot since the days of its ‘you’ve got mail’ slogan

Dave Goldberg, entrepreneur, 1967-2015

SurveyMonkey chief executive and husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg

Kick forced ranking out of the office

Ignore Jack Welch: Yahoo’s quarterly reviews show how employee ‘leagues’ cause turbulence

Yahoo looks to boost value of Japan unit

Shares up despite disappointing first-quarter earnings

Yahoo: waiting game

Main plank in growth plan is to revive fortunes of search business

Mayer pushes Yahoo deeper into search

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

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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

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

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Facebook: dollars at work

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