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Yahoo Buys Fashion Website Polyvore

Yahoo said on Friday it agreed to buy fashion startup Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile and social offerings.

Yahoo, which did not disclose terms of the deal, said Polyvore will accelerate its “Mavens” growth strategy. 140 more words

Commerce

Yahoo Surpasses Revenue Expectations But Serves Up Big Loss

Fresh off the heels of the first big step to finally spin-off its ownership in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (Yahoo owns 15% of it), the purple giant is turning its attention to its “MaVeNS,” or mobile, video, native and social ads. 263 more words

Yahoo surpasses revenue expectations but serves up big loss

Fresh off the heels of the first big step to finally spin-off its ownership in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (Yahoo owns 15% of it), the purple giant is turning its attention to its “MaVeNS,” or mobile, video, native and social ads. 258 more words

Tech

Yahoo's Q2 Manages A Slim Revenue Beat, But Its Per-Share Profit Of $0.16 Disappoints

Today, Yahoo reported its second-quarter financial performance, including $1.04 billion in revenue after discounting for traffic costs (ex-TAC), and earnings per share of $0.16. Revenue sported 15 percent year-over-year growth. 391 more words

TC

Yahoo Earnings Decline More Than Expected as Q3 Guided Down

In its second-quarter report today, Yahoo said that earnings were off more than expected while revenue saw a slight improvement from estimates.

Revenue at Yahoo was expected to decline slightly to $1.03 billion and adjusted earnings per share at 18 cents, a 51 percent decline from last year. 246 more words

General

Why Yahoo is so misunderstood

Last month, at an elaborate NewFront party at New York City’s Lincoln Center, Yahoo unveiled a spate of new video shows featuring supermodel Naomi Campbell, comedian Joel McHale, … 1,773 more words

Tech

Marissa Mayer has one shareholder-pleasing play left: Yahoo Japan

It was a softball question—the easiest one she was asked. “In three to five years, where do you see Yahoo’s revenue coming from?” CEO Marissa Mayer had already fielded 30 minutes of repetitive, nit-picky questions from analysts, none of whom even bothered with the kiss-up statements of congratulations that usually accompany a quarterly earnings call. 607 more words

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