12 Good And Bad Deals That Have Cost Yahoo $10 Billion

12 Good And Bad Deals That Have Cost Yahoo $10 Billion
Yahoo today is worth nearly $30 billion. But over the 19 years since its founding, Yahoo has spent billions of dollars buying companies ranging from internet radio to technology that summarizes text. Just a small portion of these deals — the 12 listed below — adds up to more than $10 billion, or about a third of Yahoo’s market cap. That’s not to say, however, […]
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Tumblr Investors Attack Research Firm On Twitter

Tumblr Investors Attack Research Firm On Twitter
A Twitter war of words has erupted between independent financial research firm PrivCo and prominent venture capital investor Fred Wilson over how much Tumblr’s financial backers made in the Yahoo deal. PrivCo came out with a report yesterday estimating that some of Tumblr’s investors would walk away with more than $150 million. Employees would make anywhere from around $370,000 to more than $6 million, depending […]
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This Chart Basically Explains Why Everyone Loves Yahoo

This Chart Basically Explains Why Everyone Loves Yahoo
View this image › One reason why there is a lot of excitement around Yahoo’s shares is its large stake in Alibaba Group. There’s even some debate over whether Yahoo’s massive jump in share price in new CEO Marissa Mayer’s first year is a result of excitement over its stake in Alibaba, or because of what Mayer has done for the company. The argument is […]
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Can Marissa Mayer Sell Yahoo To Tumblr’s Users?

Can Marissa Mayer Sell Yahoo To Tumblr’s Users?
View this image › Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo. Keystone, Laurent Gillieron / AP For Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, there is no more important time in her professional career than now. Or, more precisely, than Monday afternoon at 5 p.m. EST at the R Lounge at Two Times Square in New York. That’s when Mayer will take the stage to officially unveil Yahoo’s $1.1 billion […]
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