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Yahoo’s 1Q Earnings Highlighted By Alibaba, Modest Ad Gains

Yahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company’s listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.

04/15/2014

A Chinese Alibaba employee walks through a communal space at the company headquarters in Hangzhou. (PETER PARKS/AFP/GettyImages)

Alibaba IPO Plans Send Yahoo Shares Surging

Yahoo is getting another lift from its stake China’s Alibaba Group, a thriving Internet company that has helped mask Yahoo’s own financial funk. Investors latched on to Yahoo Monday in anticipation of a huge windfall from Alibaba’s initial public offering of stock later this year

03/17/2014

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks about the company's acquisition of Tumblr at a press conference in Times Square on May 20, 2013 in New York City. The internet giant Yahoo purchased the blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Mayer also announced a sleek new redesign of Yahoo's Flickr photo service. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayer’s Magnetism, Alibaba Jackpot Rejuvenate Yahoo

CEO Melissa Mayer’s magnetism and Alibaba’s prosperity are now combining to transform Yahoo Inc. from a tale of woe into a comeback story that is winning over Silicon Valley and Wall Street.

07/15/2013

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Closes $7.6 Billion Deal With Alibaba Group; Proceeds To Shareholders

Yahoo has closed a $7.6 billion deal that includes selling half its stake in rapidly growing Chinese company Alibaba Group.

09/18/2012

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo To Sell Half Its Alibaba Stake For $7.1 Billion

Struggling Internet company Yahoo Inc. has secured a lifeline after agreeing to sell half of its prized stake in Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba for about $7.1 billion, with most of the cash going to shareholders.

05/21/2012

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sunnyvale Based Yahoo Nearing Deal To Sell Stake In Alibaba

The two companies have been in talks for more than a year.

05/20/2012

Yahoo! Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo’s Talks To Sell Asian Assets Fall Apart

Yahoo’s negotiations to sell most of its Asian holdings have abruptly broken down in a disagreement over the sales price and the best way to get the complex deal done.

02/14/2012

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Co-Founder Jerry Yang Leaving Sunnyvale’s Yahoo

The surprise departure, announced Tuesday, comes just two weeks after Yahoo Inc. hired former PayPal executive Scott Thomson as its CEO.

01/17/2012

Yahoo Headquarters in Sunnyvale. (AP)

Yahoo, Alibaba Engaged In ‘Productive Negotitaions’ Over Alipay Payment Service

Yahoo Inc. and Alibaba Group released a joint statement saying they are engaged in “productive negotiations” over online payment service Alipay.

CBS San Francisco–05/15/2011

A sign at Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale. (AP)

Yahoo Shares Sink On Worries About Stake In Chinese Firm

Yahoo Inc.’s prized investment in Chinese Internet company Alibaba Group has abruptly turned into a stock market millstone.

CBS San Francisco–05/13/2011