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: 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

Yahoo to spin off $40bn Alibaba stake

Marissa Mayer says split in fourth quarter will be tax free

Investor warns Yahoo over large deals

Starboard Value pushes for tie-up with AOL instead

Review: Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!

Nicholas Carlson on the enigma of Yahoo’s would-be saviour

Yahoo targets wearables and mobile growth

Internet group seeks to transform itself into world of apps

Yahoo ousts Google with Firefox deal

Group becomes browser’s default search engine in five-year partnership

Yahoo/BrightRoll: video game

Yahoo is paying up to get into video. Its other options are limited

Tumblr sets out to woo big brands

Blogging platform looks to beat rivals in luring creative advertisers

Week in Review

Week in Review, October 25

Total chief killed in crash; also news on Yahoo, Libor and Tesco

Yahoo bites back as activists circle

Mayer mounts five-pronged defence of turnround efforts

Yahoo: everything on display

Mayer has not totally proved her strategy yet, but Tuesday’s results may buy her more time

Yahoo: nothing to celebrate

Alibaba’s public listing puts pressure on the search engine company

Activist urges Yahoo to merge with AOL

Starboard flags tax savings after internet group’s Alibaba sale

US media: Who else might be in play?

21st Century Fox’s bid for Time Warner could spark other deals

Yahoo agrees to fresh deal on Alibaba

US internet company to reduce amount it will sell in IPO

Number of home workers rises to 4.2m

More highly skilled, older workers opt for home working

Co-founder Filo returns to Yahoo board

Marissa Mayer receives $25m package in 2013

Alibaba helps Yahoo meet profit forecasts

US internet group’s shares rise 10% on quarterly figures

Yahoo steps up data collection drive

Group to drop use of Facebook and Google sign-ins on its services

Yahoo suffers from Alibaba slowdown

Mayer ‘encouraged’ despite advertising disappointment

Expert panel to probe internet governance

Global commission will propose rules to protect citizen rights

Photo illustration of a Yahoo logo displayed on a monitor in Encinitas

Yahoo loses second top chief in a week

Editor-in-chief quits online group within days of COO’s departure

A troupe of ‘stomping, chestbeating muscular women’ modelling leather tunics for Rick Owens at Paris Fashion Week
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Feminism is back in fashion

In the second of a series on what’s shaping style in 2014, Carola Long explores whether fashion has finally got in touch with its feminist side

Yahoo’s Mayer yet to click with marketers

Group is losing advertising share despite chief’s dazzle

Photo illustration of a Yahoo logo displayed on a monitor in Encinitas

Yahoo’s chief operating officer departs

Henrique de Castro was Marissa Mayer’s first big appointment

Yahoo unveils new ad platforms

Fight to reverse fall in share of digital ad revenues

Hair is a feminist issue

The world’s most successful business women have impeccable hairdos

Katie Couric

Yahoo appoints Katie Couric to anchor role

Move aims to boost company’s media content and attract new users

Mariam Naficy

Power dressing: Mariam Naficy

The chief executive of Minted, an ecommerce company, prefers jewellery that isn’t overtly feminine, but is edgy or even slightly understated

Yahoo to keep more than half Alibaba stake

Lacklustre results as Mayer turnround yet to impress

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