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

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

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

Digicel first to block ads on network

Operator wants internet companies to pay for access to customers

Yahoo presses on with Alibaba spin-off

IRS is unhappy about such sales that do not incur tax charge

Yahoo’s options for Alibaba stake

Potential choices after concerns were raised about group’s plans

Dawn Airey named as Getty Images chief

Former Yahoo European head to focus on new revenue streams

New blow for Yahoo’s Alibaba spin-off bid

US taxman says it has serious concerns with similar deals

Internet companies: size-ist

Blindly worshipping a handful of big tech groups is not rational

Yahoo’s chief marketing officer quits

Savitt defection comes days after tax ruling against group

Airey departs from Yahoo

Exit after two years of heading European operations

Yahoo: spinning around

Lack of IRS blessing should not halt Alibaba stake sale

Tax rebuff clouds Yahoo spin-off plan

$23bn Alibaba stake in doubt after IRS denies guidance request

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FanDuel’s ascent in US fantasy sports

Co-founder of the Edinburgh start-up recently valued at $1bn explains its rapid expansion

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

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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

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

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