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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Is Disappointed In Ad Revenue But she's happier with holding onto bigger Alibaba stake

CEO Marissa Mayer is not happy with ad revenue at Yahoo, as the display advertising business shrank last quarter. But there was also good news: the company is hanging on…

July 15, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT

Amazon Gets Schooled on Advertising A lot to learn from e-commerce giant Alibaba

Amazon has a lot to learn from its Chinese doppelgänger, Alibaba Group, and its marketing machine, according to advertising industry experts and executives. Alibaba, planning its Wall Street debut possibly this…

May 27, 2014, 6:09 AM EDT

Tango Messaging App Invites Brands to Hit Publish Taps Spotify, AOL for launch of channels

Messaging app Tango is following in the footsteps of competitors like BlackBerry Messenger with the launch of media channels users can follow. Tango Channels is still in testing and will…

May 20, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

How Advertising Powers China's IPO Darling Alibaba Makes billions from marketing

Alibaba Group finally announced its long awaited public offering Tuesday, disclosing for the first time its financial statements that reveal the inner workings of this Chinese Internet hydra with tentacles…

May 6, 2014, 10:34 PM EDT

Messaging App Tango Raises $280 Million Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba helps

Tango is the latest messaging app to attract big dollars, with Alibaba Group leading a fundraising round of $280 million. The Mountain View, Calif-company is among the growing mobile messaging…

March 20, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Says Turnaround Still in Making Fourth quarter showed ad business in decline

Marissa Mayer’s turnaround job at Yahoo looks farther off with its core ad business still in retreat. The company released earnings today that showed its display ad business generated $553 million…

January 28, 2014, 6:16 PM EST

Yahoo Looking to Unload $14B Alibaba Stake Tax-Free Also hoping to sell Yahoo Japan assets

In the midst of planning its own possible sale, beleaguered Internet giant Yahoo is exploring a new plan to get rid of its valuable Asian holdings—without having to pay any…

October 28, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT

Potential Buyers Circle Yahoo Silver Lake, Microsoft, Alibaba Group all considering bid

In the wake of Yahoo’s Carol Bartz fiasco, the fallen Internet giant has attracted the interest of a number of potential buyers, and its board has begun preparing for a…

September 16, 2011, 9:51 AM EDT

Yahoo Worth Less Than Its Asian Investments Company's value has plummeted 91 percent in 10 years

Yahoo might have finally resolved the long-lasting Alipay dispute, but the company’s U.S. holdings are still worth a fraction of what they once were. Bloomberg Businessweek is now reporting that…

August 9, 2011, 1:58 PM EDT

Yahoo and Alibaba Finally Resolve Alipay Dispute Alibaba could get up to $6 million if Alipay goes public

After months of dispute, Chinese company Alibaba and its part-owner Yahoo have finally reached an agreement concerning Alipay, a payments processing company. Joined by Softbank, another major investor in Alibaba, the…

July 29, 2011, 12:49 PM EDT