Yahoo  shares were down 3.7 per cent at $36.82 in after-hours trading yesterday. Pictured is Yahoo president and chief executive Marissa Mayer. Photograph:   Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Yahoo Inc’s online ad prices slid again in the fourth quarter and Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant in which it owns a big stake, saw revenue grow(...)

Microsoft is looking for a replacement for chief executive officer Steve Ballmer.  Photograph: Bogdan Cristel/Reuters

Microsoft reported first- quarter sales and profit that exceeded analysts’ projections as the company, which is looking for a replacement for chief ex(...)

Mike Lazaridis and co-founder Douglas Fregin are weighing taking over the distressed smartphone company as it searches for a savior. Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters

BlackBerry co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin are considering a bid to buy the struggling smartphone maker, according to a securities filin(...)

 BlackBerry is taking a writedown of as much as $960 million for unsold inventory of its Z10 phone, a touch-screen unveiled in January as its answer to the iPhone. Photograph:   Ethan Miller/Getty Images

BlackBerry, facing mounting losses and dwindling buyout prospects, is slashing its workforce and product line and refocusing on the market that first(...)

 BlackBerry has announced plans to slash its workforce by 40 per cent affecting 4,500 employees. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images.

Mobile phone maker BlackBerry has warned it expects to report a huge quarterly operating loss next week and that it will cut some 4,500 jobs, a third (...)

Old computer monitors being recycled in Beijing, China, this week. First-quarter shipments of PCs fell 14 per cent worldwide from the same time last year, according to International Data Corporation - the deepest quarterly drop since the firm started tracking the industry in 1994. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters

The ailing personal computer market is getting weaker and starting to look as though it will never fully recover as a new generation of mo(...)

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