Verizon Completes $4.48 Billion Purchase of Yahoo, Ending an Era

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Spread the loveTweet Photo Yahoo’s share price more than tripled during Marissa Mayer’s five years as chief executive. Credit Eric Risberg/Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo, one of the founding…


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Bits: Tech Roundup: The End of Yahoo, the Problem No Executive Could Fix

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Spread the loveTweet Photo A Verizon store in Chicago. The company, which is poised to close its deal to buy Yahoo, plans to lay off 2,100 employees from the combined…


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Verizon to Lay Off 2,100 Employees After Finalizing Yahoo Deal

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Spread the loveTweet Both companies declined to comment on the layoff plans. But the steady shrinking of Yahoo and AOL underscores the major challenges faced by both companies as they…


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Dissecting Marissa Mayer’s $900,000-a-Week Yahoo Paycheck

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Spread the loveTweet So why did Ms. Mayer receive more than $900,000 a week? The answer, like so many things about Yahoo, is surprisingly complicated. It is rooted partly in…


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Tech Tip: When Your Mail App Is a Snoop

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Spread the loveTweet Q. Why is the mail app on my Android phone asking for permission to use my contacts and calendars? I don’t feel comfortable giving that access and…


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Marissa Mayer Will Make $186 Million on Yahoo’s Sale to Verizon

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Spread the loveTweetPhoto Verizon Plaza, outside the company’s headquarters in New York City. Verizon is close to buying Yahoo for $4.48 billion. Credit Kena Betancur/Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo…


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