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  • China Media Capital Raises Funds From Time Warner, WPP

    China Media Capital, a state-backed investment fund, said it’s raising money from investors including WPP Plc, Time Warner Inc. and Softbank Corp. to invest in Chinese media and entertainment companies.

  • Yahoo Paring Alibaba Stake Pressures Mayer to Bolster Ads

    Yahoo! Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer, who has overseen an almost 150 percent stock rally fueled by her company’s stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., is poised to pare that ownership -- a move that threatens to diminish the U.S. Web portal’s investor appeal.

  • Bill Gates Emulating Jobs’s Return Carries No Guarantee

    Bill Gates joins a long line of founders, from Steve Jobs at Apple Inc. to Michael Dell at Dell Inc., who threw themselves into trying to fix what they created.

  • Yang’s Exit From Yahoo May Remove Barrier to Asia Asset Sale

    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 Co-Founder Jerry Yang Exits Company

    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.

  • Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang Joins Lenovo’s Board as Observer

    Lenovo Group Ltd., the world’s second-biggest maker of personal computers, said Yahoo! Inc. co- founder Jerry Yang will join the board of directors as an observer amid its expansion into smartphones and tablets.

  • Scene Last Night: San Francisco Ballet Opening Night

    Last night at the San Francisco Ballet Opening Night Gala, John Powers, who leads Stanford University’s $19 billion endowment, held forth on where to find good coffee in the City by the Bay.

  • Yahoo Has More Options Than Sale of Company, Co-Founder Jerry Yang Says

    Yahoo! Inc., the U.S. Web portal exploring strategic options after firing Chief Executive Officer Carol Bartz last month, isn’t necessarily up for sale, co- founder Jerry Yang said.

  • Dan Loeb Helped Himself, Not Yahoo

    Dan Loeb, the billionaire founder and principal owner of Third Point LLC, the $14 billion activist hedge fund, has made about $1 billion for himself and his investors from a two-year crusade to increase Yahoo! Inc.’s stock price. He’s been extraordinarily successful; the shares trade for about $33 these days, up from about $13.50 when Loeb started buying them in September 2011.

  • Cisco Says Yang to Exit as Director as Board Shrinks to 13

    Cisco Systems Inc., the world’s biggest maker of computer-networking equipment, said Yahoo! Inc. co-founder Jerry Yang will retire from its board, reducing the number of directors to 13.

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