Months after becoming Twitter Inc.’s finance chief, Mike Gupta is talking to banks about handling the company’s initial public offering, a sign that the most anticipated stock-market debut since Facebook Inc. is getting closer -- and that Gupta will play a key role in it.
Jerry Yang is exiting the Yahoo! Inc. board and its management team, the latest casualty of an overhaul that led to the ouster of Chief Executive Officer Carol Bartz and left the company in search of strategic options.
Jerry Yang’s exit from Yahoo! Inc. removes one of the last vestiges of a management team chided by investors for failing to find a buyer or negotiate a sale of stakes in Asian assets worth more than $10 billion.
Yahoo! Inc. has cost its shareholders so much money that a buyer would now be able take over the most- visited U.S. Web portal for less than the value of its stakes in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Yahoo Japan Corp.
Yahoo! Inc.’s Marissa Mayer is boosting the company’s research unit, which was downsized under her predecessor, as the chief executive officer bets on emerging technologies from big data to artificial intelligence.
Yahoo! Inc. named Marissa Mayer chief executive officer, appointing a technologist who has managed some of Google Inc.’s most popular products to help reverse market-share losses that fueled three years of sales declines at the biggest U.S. Web portal.
Yahoo! Inc. hired Scott Thompson as chief executive officer, asking the former president of EBay Inc.’s PayPal unit to complete a strategic review and reverse a growth slump that led to the September ouster of Carol Bartz.