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Unhappy Yahoo investors urge merger with AOL

Some investors are less than pleased with the turnaround plan of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and want AOL CEO Tim Armstrong to consider a merger, says Reuters.

By November 12, 2014

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Yahoo's Mayer set to outline her plan as criticism mounts

Speaking at her company's investor conference call this week, Marissa Mayer will discuss her strategy for overcoming Yahoo's challenges.

By October 20, 2014

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Yahoo throws investors a bone in third-quarter revenue

Now that Yahoo has claimed its cash windfall from the Alibaba IPO, Marissa Mayer and company unveil Yahoo's mobile revenue for the first time.

By October 21, 2014

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Activist investor pushes for Yahoo-AOL merger

In an open letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the investment management firm Starboard makes its case for the oft-rumored pair-up.

By September 26, 2014

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Yahoo turns to ad agencies amid calls for change -- report

Under increasing pressure to attract people to its products, Yahoo will reportedly hear pitches for a full branding campaign.

By October 3, 2014

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SoftBank, not Mayer, should run Yahoo, investor says

Alternative Investment Management & Research pictures a Yahoo-SoftBank merger, with the latter's CEO running the combined company.

By September 30, 2014

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Want the perfect smiley selfie? Carry a big silver stick

The importance of the selfie in establishing self-worth is underlined by those who choose to carry with them something called a Selfie Stick. Seeing one in real life is sobering.

By September 21, 2014

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The world rejoices: A new Kim Kardashian video game

Who needs the World Cup, when you can enjoy the seething anticipation of a video game in which Kim Kardashian comes to your rescue?

By June 19, 2014

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AOL takes heavy fire from Starboard side

Starboard Value blasts away at AOL as the hedge fund prepares for a proxy battle to replace three AOL board members.

By May 24, 2012

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AOL strikes back at Starboard Value over proxy fight

The company says that Starboard is "misleading" investors and acting in a way that is not in the best interests of the online firm.

By May 3, 2012