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Yahoo delivers another listless performance  Yahoo slipped further behind in the online ad race during the fourth quarter as the Internet company entered the fourth year of a revenue sl... Yahoo chairman Bostock, 3 others exit board  The majority of Yahoo's board is following co-founder Jerry Yang out the door Yahoo expected to have big round of layoffs  Yahoo's turnaround efforts may include a significant number of layoffs as CEO Scott Thompson overhauls the Web portal's business Yahoo sues Facebook over patents  Yahoo claims the social network has infringed 10 of its patents including systems and methods for advertising on the web. Facebook denies the allegation Yahoo to cut 14% of its workforce  Yahoo is to cut 2,000 staff. The company said the cuts were part of efforts to make it 'smaller, nimbler, more profitable' Yahoo earnings show progress under new CEO  The company reported profits have risen 28 percent. However, the company is still facing a rocky road Yahoo CEO Thompson quits his post
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  Yahoo's new CEO gets $26 million welcome  Yahoo is welcoming Scott Thompson on board with a total pay package worth up to $26 million in his first year at the troubled Internet compa... Yahoo founder Jerry Yang resigns
Yahoo names PayPal exec as CEO

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  Yahoo Inc. has named Scott Thompson, president of eBay Inc.'s PayPal division, as its new CEO
 Its the fourth CEO in less than five years for the struggling Internet company
  Yang founded the online company in 1995 with David Filo and was its chief executive from June 2007 until January 2009. He resigned from its board.    Yang annoyed some shareholders by turning down ...

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  The chief executive of computer firm Yahoo has stepped down, amid accusations that a fake computer science degree was included on his CV.    He has been replaced by global media head Ross Levinsohn. The firm is close to agree...
May.20 Yahoo to sell half of its Alibaba stake for $7.1B  Yahoo Inc. has agreed to sell half of its 40 percent stake in Chinese e-commerce group, securing a financial lifeline for the struggling com...

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Jul.6 Yahoo, Facebook strike patent truce, ad alliance
  Facebook and Yahoo have agreed to settle a months-long patent dispute, averting a potentially expensive battle over technology Jul.12 Hacking of Yahoo site affects 450,000 users  A security breach exposed user names and passwords for accounts at Yahoo, Google's Gmail, Microsoft Hotmail and AOL Jul.16 Yahoo names Google exec as new boss
  Technology firm Yahoo has appointed leading Google executive Marissa Mayer as its next chief executive
 Mayer, 37, will become the firm's third CEO in the space of a year. She was 'honoured and delighted' to lead the company
Jul.17 Yahoo's 2Q earnings, revenue remain flat  Yahoo turned in another lackluster performance in the second quarter. The results underscore the challenges facing Yahoo's newly hired CEO Marissa... Jul.23 Ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson finds new post  Scott Thompson has signed on as CEO of ShopRunner, which is organizing a consortium of retailers to offer perks Jul.31 Ross Levinsohn leaving Yahoo  Ross Levinsohn, who took over as interim chief executive officer, is leaving after the board passed him over for the top job to hire Marissa...

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Aug.9 CEO mulling possible changes in strategy  Marissa Mayer, may revise the Internet company's plan to pay shareholders billions of dollars from an anticipated windfall later this year

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Sep.25 Marissa Mayer Sets 2015 Goal For Yahoo  Mayer said that by 2015, Yahoo will have mobile products that hundreds of millions of users touch every day

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Oct.1 CEO Marissa Mayer gave birth to a boy
  Mayer is casting a spotlight on her ability to steer the struggling company in a new direction while adjusting to the challenges of being a first-time mother
Oct.15 Yahoo appoints Google executive
  Yahoo has appointed Google executive Henrique de Castro as its next chief operating officer, the second big name it has hired from its rival in recent months Oct.22 Yahoo CEO starts reign with encouraging 3Q report  The results were better than analysts anticipated. Yahoo's net revenue crept up from the previous year for the third consecutive year Oct.26 Ex-Yahoo exec's kids stabbed to death by nanny   Police say she stabbed herself in the throat with a kitchen knife after attacking the children

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Dec.10 NBC Sports, Yahoo team up

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