Marissa Mayer curtails flexible working arrangements at Yahoo! - illustration by Ingram Pinn.

Marissa Mayer became president and chief executive of Yahoo! in July 2012.


She was employee number 20 at Google, where she was the company’s first female engineer and later a designer, product manager and executive.

Yahoo looks to offload 3,000 patents

Technology group under pressure from investors

Sham democracy of chief executives on Twitter

A champion tweeter and receiver of thousands of likes may be the opposite of prolific

Mayer exit on a Yahoo sale may cost $55m

Chief’s removal without cause would lead to severance benefits

Yahoo moves to quieten critics over deal

Analysts divided over reasons for delays, but confident that any sale will not be a quick process

Chris Mair, DADI+, partner

Chris Mair, DADI+, partner

Start-up without premises offers happiness coach and lots of technology

Yahoo appoints two new board members

Technology group under pressure from activist investor

Yahoo hires banks to consider options

Internet group moves a step closer to disposal of core business

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

Yahoo: more than crumbs

Internet company looks closer to cashing in on its clicks

Yahoo cuts jobs and explores sale options

Board pledges to engage with bidders on strategic proposals

Starboard calls for shake-up at Yahoo

Activist investor piles further pressure on CEO Marissa Mayer

Give Mayer a chance to make Yahoo work

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

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

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

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

Starboard tells Yahoo to halt Alibaba plan

Activist investor urges tech group to sell core businesses

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

Square poaches key Yahoo executive

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

The loneliness of long-term home workers

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

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

Netflix must nurture its new baby

Companies must nudge women — and men — to take up rights to ‘unlimited’ family leave

Traffic acquisition costs hold back Yahoo

Revenue increases at fastest rate for nine years

Yahoo: tail spin

How good are company’s tax lawyers?

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

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

Mayer pushes Yahoo deeper into search

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

Yahoo: search and rescue

Without control over search offerings and ad sales, success could be an uphill battle

The week: February 16

Elliott launches legal battle against Bank of East Asia

Yahoo: Identity crisis

The company faces fresh questions as it prepares to sell its Alibaba stake

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

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