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Yahoo unveils partnership with business reviews site Yelp to enhance search results

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer on Friday announced the Internet corporation's partnership with San Francisco-based online business reviews website Yelp. The cooperation reportedly will put Yahoo in a position capable of competing with search engine giant Google.

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Yahoo acquires website turbocharger startup PeerCDN

Multinational Internet corporation Yahoo Inc. has acquired content delivery network startup PeerCDN for an undisclosed sum. PeerCDN technology improves website speeds at lower bandwidth costs.

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Yahoo apologizes, Mayer backs claim that Mail service is back

In a note to its users via its Help page, the team at Yahoo Inc said its Mail service is now back for most of the users, and is working to restore its IMAP access to achieve full functionality of the free Web service.

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Yahoo poised to incur gains with Alibaba IPO - report

Internet giant Yahoo Inc. could raise around $36 billion should it decide to divest its entire 24% stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Yahoo will be forced to sell much of its stake if and when Alibaba sells its shares in an IPO.

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Yahoo almost did not want to buy Ptch - report

A Business Insider report cited multiple sources who provided a background story on why Yahoo Inc was not keen to acquire the company of mobile app Ptch, and why DWI Investments were not happy with the outcome of the deal.

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Yahoo! buys online live concert platform Evntlive

Yahoo! Inc. on Friday confirmed its purchase of online live concert service Evntlive for an undisclosed sum. As a result of the deal, Evntlive will be shutting down and joining Yahoo!'s video team.

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Skyphrase consolidates with Yahoo in acquisition deal

Tech news site TechCrunch believes that Yahoo Inc's acquisition of natural language processing technology builder SkyPhrase is to improve its content delivery to its mobile audience.

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Yahoo! Inc returns more cash to investors, increases share repurchase plan by USD 5 billion

After its July buyback of shares held by Third Point, Yahoo! Inc has increased its share buyback authorization by USD 5 billion. The company also aims to offer convertible notes worth USD 1 billion.

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BrightTag secures USD27 million funding from Yahoo! Japan

Chicago-based marketing technology BrightTag secured USD27 million funding from Yahoo! Japan. The Japanese internet company's investment brought BrightTag's fund total its has raised so far to USD50 million.

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Yahoo puts more than 100 domains for sale at up to USD1.5 million each

Yahoo's old domain names might fetch lower prices that current retail prices on the domain names market due to the sale of new domain names with non-traditional extensions (gTLDs) by Donuts and GoDaddy, said VentureBeat.

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Yahoo to launch a new consumer tech venture, will have Pogue on board

New York Times technology writer David Pogue's resignation confirmed Yahoo Inc's new consumer site venture.

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Yahoo reduces planned share sale of Alibaba stake in IPO

Yahoo decided to keep more of its stake in Alibaba after the latter would go public.

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Investors applaud Yahoo's plans to keep bigger stake in Alibaba

Investors welcomed Yahoo's plans to sell fewer shares when Alibaba goes public.

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Earnings report shows Yahoo shelling USD63 million in company acquisitions

A total of USD163 million in cash was placed on eight acquisitions Yahoo Inc made during the third quarter this year, according to its recent earnings report.

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Yahoo acquires social marketing tech startup Bread

Social marketing tech startup Bread was acquired by Yahoo Inc to improve revenue potential of its ad products.

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