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Verizon has struggled to make headway in a highly competitive internet advertising space dominated by Facebook Inc and Google and has focused its resources on developing 5G. Photograph: Alastair Pike/AFP

Verizon Communications is getting rid of media businesses that include iconic brands Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion (€4.1 billion), ending an expensive (...)

Patrick Scully, managing director and vice president of Oath. Photograph:   Dara Mac Donaill

US tech firm Oath plans to double its global users to 2 billion by 2020, with the Dublin-based European headquarters set to play a significant part in(...)

Morale is said to have sunk so low at Yahoo that some employees refer to Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, as “Evita” an allusion to Eva Peron, the former first lady of Argentina whose outsize ego and climb to power and wealth were chronicled in the musical of that name. (Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Marissa Mayer, the glamorous, geeky Google executive hired to turn around Yahoo in 2012, used to inspire hope in Yahoo’s workforce just by visiting th(...)

Marissa Mayer, president and CEO of Yahoo, who has called mobile a key part of her turnaround effort, has stepped up dealmaking as she looks to jump start growth at the web portal. Photograph: Britta Pedersen/EPA

Yahoo is adding to its mobile lineup with the acquisition of analytics company Flurry. It is paying more than $300 million for the San Francisco-based(...)