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  1. April 28, 2014

    Women CEOs ‘more likely to be fired’, says study

    Women chief executives are significantly more likely to be fired than their male counterparts, research has found – partly...

  2. December 13, 2012

    Yahoo undergoes fresh board reshuffle

    Yahoo has undergone another board shake-up, with the immediate departure of two members, and the addition of Max Levchin,...

  1. FT Tech Hub

    July 22, 2012

    Story of the Week: Marissa Mayer joins Yahoo

    It was a big week not only for Yahoo but for Marissa Mayer, who capped her appointment as chief executive with the...

  2. July 14, 2012

    Yahoo wins narrow victory in pay vote

    Yahoo’s board narrowly avoided an embarrassing censure from stockholders in a vote on executive pay, with just under half of...

  3. May 21, 2012

    Alibaba and Yahoo reach buyback deal

    Alibaba and Yahoo have reached a deal that paves the way for the US internet group to exit fully its stake in the Chinese...

  4. May 9, 2012

    Yahoo to check credentials of own chief

    Yahoo set up a special committee to review the academic credentials of its chief executive and how he came to be appointed,...

  5. April 7, 2012

    Senior Yahoo product executive resigns

    Blake Irving, Yahoo’s most senior product development executive, resigned from the struggling US internet company on Friday....

  6. April 4, 2012

    Yahoo to cut 2,000 jobs

    Yahoo has unveiled the most sweeping job cuts in its 18-year history, marking the first move by Scott Thompson, its new...

  7. February 10, 2012

    Yahoo moves to reassure investors

    Yahoo this week took a broom to its boardroom in the latest attempt to rebuild its tattered relationship with shareholders....

  8. January 24, 2012

    Yahoo hits profit forecasts despite revenue slide

    Yahoo’s revenues slipped again in the final months of last year, declining by 3 per cent to $1.17bn, as the US internet...

  9. January 18, 2012

    Yang’s exit could be turning point for Yahoo

    Three years ago, when he stepped aside as chief executive of the internet company with which his name is intimately...

  10. January 9, 2012

    Lack of experience is no bar to high office

    When Kazuo Inamori was appointed to lead the restructuring of Japan Airlines (JAL) two years ago, analysts worried about his...

  11. January 6, 2012

    Baseball fan steps up at Yahoo

    If his surprise ascension this week to one of the top jobs in the internet world left many observers feeling underwhelmed,...

  12. January 4, 2012

    Yahoo: market uninspired by new leader

    When Scott Thompson was appointed chief executive of Yahoo on Wednesday the company’s stock fell 2 per cent on a day the...

  13. January 4, 2012

    Yahoo names PayPal executive as chief

    Yahoo ended the four-month vacuum left by the sacking of chief executive Carol Bartz as it chose Scott Thompson, president...

  14. FT Tech Hub

    January 4, 2012

    Yahoo could name PayPal president as CEO

    Tech news from around the web: Yahoo, the struggling internet company, is on the verge of appointing a new chief executive,...

  15. December 22, 2011

    Yahoo eyes complex Asia sell-off plan

    Yahoo, the US internet company, is considering a complex plan to shed a large part of its Asian investments that could put a...

  16. December 7, 2011

    Yahoo needs hard decisions not magic wand

    If you were running Yahoo, what would you do to revive its core internet services? That question, or something similar, is...

  17. November 30, 2011

    Yahoo board weighs rival investment offers

    Yahoo’s board was considering rival investment offers on Wednesday that could bring new management and strategic direction...

  18. November 27, 2011

    Yahoo hopes to breathe life into core business

    Yahoo would use the cash from selling a large minority stake in the company to pay for deals that could breathe new life...

  19. November 27, 2011

    Suitors size up Yahoo’s blunders and benefits

    Three and a half years after its unsolicited takeover bid for Yahoo collapsed in shambles, Microsoft has edged back for a...

  20. November 15, 2011

    Risk rewarded

    Risk and uncertainty are familiar companions for chief executives: both offer opportunities for the brave; both can bring...

  21. November 15, 2011

    Who’s in, who’s out

    New to the top 50 Alison Cooper (15, Imperial Tobacco); Gina Rinehart (27, Hancock Prospecting); Sara Mathew (29, Dun &...

  22. November 10, 2011

    The importance of ‘image’

    Female professionals know there are unwritten rules regarding their image at work, but few understand the extent to which it...

  23. October 19, 2011

    Yahoo beats low expectations amid turmoil

    Yahoo’s profits fell 26 per cent in the third quarter of 2011 compared to a year before but still beat analysts low...

  24. October 14, 2011

    Sale of Hulu video site scrapped

    Walt Disney, News Corp and Providence Equity Partners have scrapped their planned sale of Hulu after failing to attract a...

  25. FT Alphaville

    October 10, 2011

    Yang eyes Yahoo buyout with private equity

    Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang is “interested” in a deal with private equity firms to take the company private, Reuters says,...

  26. October 6, 2011

    Tributes for a man who changed the world

    The White House joined a long-list of industry and political leaders from around the world to pay tribute to the...

  27. October 3, 2011

    Yahoo and ABC News deepen online ties

    Yahoo and ABC News are pooling resources for a deeper online alliance, in a sign of news networks’ continued anxiety about...

  28. September 28, 2011

    Boardroom dangers of Silicon Valley’s insularity

    After the spectacular leadership bust-up at Yahoo, co-founder Jerry Yang and Carol Bartz, the just-dumped chief executive,...

  29. September 25, 2011

    Yahoo/Alibaba: the big scramble

    When does an upwards revaluation complicate matters? When it involves Yahoo. A $32bn valuation for Alibaba, in which it...

  30. FT Tech Hub

    September 24, 2011

    Yahoo says strategic proposals are coming in

    Yahoo’s investment bank is “fielding inquiries from multiple parties” about various options that could include a sale of all...

  31. September 22, 2011

    Alibaba in $1.6bn private equity deal

    Alibaba Group employees and shareholders are set to be given the opportunity to cash out part of their stock in China’s...

  32. September 17, 2011

    The Diary: Martha Lane Fox

    It’s a good start to a week when the first e-mail in my inbox is from Barack Obama. Despite his current atrociously low...

  33. FT Alphaville

    September 16, 2011

    Yahoo attracting interest from potential buyers

    Yahoo, which is weighing a sale of all or parts of its business, has attracted the attention of several buyout shops and...

  34. September 14, 2011

    Loeb steps up Yahoo board campaign

    Activist investor Daniel Loeb is turning more aggressive in his campaign to oust Roy Bostock, the chairman of Yahoo, from...

  35. September 14, 2011

    Microsoft’s window on a changing tech landscape

    Amid the upheaval that hit parts of the technology world late this summer, one company was notable by its absence from the...

  36. September 13, 2011

    Yahoo chief has explaining to do

    From Mr Mark Goyder. Sir, Whatever the shortcomings of Carol Bartz I think Roy Bostock has some explaining to do as chairman...

  37. FT Alphaville

    September 12, 2011

    Bartz leaves Yahoo board

    Carol Bartz has resigned from Yahoo’s board of directors following her firing by its chairman last week, Reuters reports....

  38. FT Alphaville

    September 12, 2011

    Bartz resigns from Yahoo board

    Yahoo’s former chief executive Carol Bartz has resigned from the board, Bloomberg reports, severing her last ties with the...

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