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Should Yahoo and AOL Merge? Such a Deal Is ‘Rife with Risk,’ Analysts Say

Sep 29 2014 3:54pm CDT | Source: Variety

An activist investment firm has urged Yahoo to consider merging with AOL — claiming the combination could produce $1 billion of cost synergies — but some Wall Street analysts say such a tie-up doesn’t make sense. On Friday, Starboard Value released a letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, with a series of proposals for “unlocking the tremendous ...
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Activist investor Jeffrey Smith urges Yahoo to acquire rival AOL

Sep 26 2014 11:23pm CDT | Source: Pittsburgh Entertainment

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is getting some unsolicited advice on how to turn around the long-struggling Internet company, just like some of ...
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With Alibaba IPO, Yahoo Reaps A Big Reward From Risky Bet

Sep 20 2014 4:11am CDT | Source: WNYC Music

Yahoo has made a number of bad bets in its up-and-down history. But the decision to buy a $1 billion stake in the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba was hands down a winner. Alibaba's successful IPO — its stock shot up 38 percent on the first day of trading Friday — will give Yahoo around $8 billion in return. But it was a masterful move, almost a decade ago, that made this mega-payday possible. Yahoo Was A Pawn To those who were watching, Yahoo's mo ...
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Colombia makes Guinness with largest rum-tasting event
Cartagena (Colombia), Sep 30 (IANS/EFE) The Colombian city of Cartagena de Indias has made it to the Guinness World Records with the largest rum-tasting event in the world, in which 313 people took part. | by IANS
Jennifer Love Hewitt sent Matt Damon a bed
Jennifer Love Hewitt sent Matt Damon a bed
Jennifer Love Hewitt has revealed she bizarrely sent Matt Damon a bed 16 years ago - but afterwards she got ''sad'' because she never received a thank you from him. | by Bang Showbiz
Demi Moore offers Ashton Kutcher baby help
Demi Moore offers Ashton Kutcher baby help
Demi Moore is said to be in ''total acceptance'' about her ex-husband Ashton Kutcher's relationship with Mila Kunis and has ''offered to help in any way'' with their impending first child. | by Bang Showbiz

Jennifer Lawrence will co-chair the Met Gala: good pick or hot mess?

Sep 14 2014 7:05am CDT | Source:

These are the new Miss Dior ads starring Jennifer Lawrence. They’re okay, but Dior always photoshops too much. Their ads often suck JLaw’s fresh originality right out of her. She looks like a mannequin. A pretty mannequin shilling purses. Something more interesting: A bit of JLaw news beyond dating rumors. Jennifer has been announced as a co-chair of next year’s Met Gala. It seems like an unexpected choice, but I suspect the decision is tied to her D ...
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Jennifer Lawrence Scores Co-Hosting Duties for 2015 MET Gala

Sep 12 2014 3:53pm CDT | Source: GossipCenter

She can’t stop winning, and Jennifer Lawrence just got tapped to co-host the 2015 Met Gala along with Gong Li, Marissa Mayer, Wendi Murdoch and Anna Wintour! The “Silver Linings Playbook Oscar-winner will bring her own brand of humor and style to the massive event, and the theme this year will be “Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film and Fashion.” However, if she’s going to charm Ms. Wintour, Lawrence may want to do a littl ...
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New ☆Jennifer Lawrence☆ for Miss Dior + Jennifer co-chairing 2015 Met Ball

Sep 12 2014 12:14pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Met Ball NewsThe Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced its latest exhibition: Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film and Fashion.Set to open next spring, it will explore the influence of China on everything from fashion, costume, paintings, movies, films, opera and art, with work from creatives as diverse as film director Ang Lee and fashion designer John Galliano.“The West’s interest in China s ...
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Yahoo Hires Netflix Exec Mike Kail

Aug 6 2014 2:31pm CDT | Source: Variety

Yahoo has recruited Mike Kail, previously head of information-technology operations at Netflix, to be chief information officer and SVP of infrastructure. At Yahoo, Kail will lead Yahoo’s IT and data center operations, reporting to CEO Marissa Mayer. “Mike has the perfect combination of experience and vision to lead our IT and infrastructure to even greater glo ...
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