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February 10, 2014
10:00 EDTYHOO, YELPYelp, Yahoo climb after report of upcoming deal
Shares of Yelp (YELP), which provides user reviews of restaurants and other local businesses, are jumping after The Wall Street Journal reported that the company would partner with Yahoo (YHOO), whose stock is also rising today. WHAT'S NEW: Yahoo will incorporate Yelp's listings and reviews into its search results, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer disclosed the news at an employee meeting last week, the newspaper stated. WHAT'S NOTABLE: In a note to investors earlier today, research firm Bernstein wrote that Yahoo's stock was "very attractive" at $37 per share. The shares can rise nearly 25% and are unlikely to drop significantly, the firm contended. It kept a $45 price target and Outperform rating on the stock. PRICE ACTION: In early trading, Yelp jumped 5% to $99.93 and Yahoo advanced 1% to $37.66.
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April 20, 2015
09:04 EDTYHOOYahoo names Sharon Carty as editor-in-chief of Yahoo Autos digital magazine
Yahoo (YHOO) announced that Sharon Carty is the new Editor-in-Chief of the recently launched digital magazine, Yahoo Autos. Sharon will lead a talented group of automotive experts including Managing Editor Justin Hyde, Editor-at-Large Alex Lloyd and Road Test Editor Aki Sugawara. Sharon joins Yahoo Autos from AOLís (AOL) Autoblog where she was the Editor-in-Chief overseeing a staff of reporters and videographers.
April 17, 2015
11:20 EDTYHOOGoogle deal possible after Yahoo amends search pact with Microsoft, analyst says
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08:06 EDTYELPRecent developments positive for Yelp, says Wunderlich
Wunderlich says recent developments on the legal and regulatory fronts as well as enhanced search capabilities should be positive for Yelp's (YELP) outlook. The firm believes the European Commission's charges against Google (GOOG) should help Yelp's traffic overseas. It also views the Supreme Court of Virginia's decision yesterday to protect users' rights to free speech and anonymity online as positive for Yelp's reviewers and community. Further, it points out Yelp introduced a new search tool for restaurant reservations and takeout/delivery food, which it thinks will help the user experience and potential ad targeting. Wunderlich keeps a Buy rating on Yelp with a $90 price target.
07:15 EDTYHOOYahoo search deal with Google could add $10/share, says Jefferies
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April 16, 2015
13:45 EDTYELPVirginia court says Yelp does not need to disclose reviewer identity, WSJ says
Virginia's highest court ruled that Yelp does not need to reveal the identity of reviewers that were accused by a small business owner of posting fraudulent negative reviews about his business, says the Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
12:26 EDTYHOOYahoo announces four apps for Apple Watch
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12:18 EDTYHOOAlibaba reconsidering bid for Yahoo seems logical, AsianSweeper says
Alibaba (BABA) could bid to buy Yahoo (YHOO) and such a purchase "certainly seems like a logical choice," contends AsianSweeper, without indicating it has any sources saying that such a deal is being planned or considered. Reference Link
11:54 EDTYHOOYahoo gets more flexibility with new Microsoft agreement, says Cantor
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09:05 EDTYHOOYahoo April weekly volatility elevated into Q1 and outlook
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09:01 EDTYHOOMicrosoft, Yahoo agree to amend search partnership
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09:00 EDTYHOOMicrosoft, Yahoo agree to amend search partnership
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April 15, 2015
19:38 EDTYHOOYahoo to reveal new messaging app later this quarter, The Information says
Yahoo plans to unveil a messaging app later this quarter that features both live and pre-recorded video and text, reports The Information, citing two sources familiar with the product. The app will be Yahoo's first home-grown product under CEO Marissa Mayer, notes the report. Reference Link
11:25 EDTYHOOYahoo not in talks to buy Foursquare, Re/code reports
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10:54 EDTYHOORumor of Yahoo talks to buy FourSquare have 'no truth,' CNBC's Faber says
David Faber of CNBC said his contacts tell him that the rumor of Yahoo working on a deal to buy Foursquare has "no truth" to it. Faber noted an earlier report from TechCrunch that said Yahoo was said to be in talks to acquire Foursquare.
09:34 EDTYHOOYahoo in talks to buy local search app maker Foursquare, TechCrunch says
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09:29 EDTYHOOYahoo in talks to acquire Foursquare, TechCrunch reports
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April 14, 2015
11:16 EDTYELPCredit Suisse's top Internet picks
Credit Suisse's top large-cap Internet picks remain Amazon.com (AMZN) for operating margin expansion and normalizing International growth, Facebook (FB) for underestimated long-term monitization potential from growing new products, and Google (GOOGL) for a slowdown in capex and narrowing of the mobile-desktop monetization gap. The firm's top small-cap picks are LinkedIn (LNKD) for the ramp of Sales Navigator and acceleration of Marketing Solutions and Yelp (YELP) because of reduced churn and increasing mobile traffic growth and ARPU.
April 13, 2015
11:25 EDTYHOOStarboard CEO says Yahoo parts worth more than whole
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April 12, 2015
19:01 EDTYHOONokia maps unit HERE may be of interest to several tech firms, Re/code says
If Nokia is putting its mapping unit HERE up for sale it may draw interest from firms like Microsoft (MSFT), Yahoo (YHOO), Amazon (AMZN) and Apple (AAPL), says Re/code. Reference Link
17:01 EDTYHOOYahoo demotes head of Tumblr, WSJ says
David Karp has been demoted as head of Yahoo's Tumblr division while Adam Cahan, the company's SVP of Mobile, will lead a new group concentrating on video, reports the Wall Street Journal's Digits blog, citing a company-wide memo sent by CEO Marissa Mayer. Simon Khalaf has been promoted to SVP overseeing the Yahoo homepage and Tumblr, and will work on making Tumblr "work more closely together" with other Yahoo properties, said a person briefed on the reshuffling plans. Reference Link
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