Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips

SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo might be losing some appeal on Wall Street...investors can buy directly into Alibaba.Yahoo's stock fell Monday as investors grappled...company. The sell-off came even though Yahoo reaped more than $9 billion last week...

Braves' Schuerholz denies GM report

Atlanta Braves president John Schuerholz read a Yahoo Sports report that said interim general manager John Hart has turned down the Braves' offer to take the job full-time, prompting...

Fishing tournaments

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HBO unleashes streaming from cable contracts

...Netflix-watching accounts for about one-third of U.S. Internet traffic in the evening, according to Sandvine.Amazon.com Inc., Yahoo Inc. and Google's YouTube also offer Internet-only series as alternatives to pay TV.HBO CEO Richard Plepler said Wednesday...

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Alibaba IPO poses pivotal test for Yahoo CEO

SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will face a $10 billion...The IPO triggers a provision requiring Yahoo Inc. to sell about 40 percent of its stake...intensify the pressure on Mayer to revive Yahoo's revenue growth after years of lethargy...

Business news

...smaller fund.Activist investor calls on Yahoo to purchase AOLSAN FRANCISCO - An activist investor is pushing Yahoo to buy another fallen Internet star, AOL...letter Friday, Jeffrey Smith also urged Yahoo to take steps to reduce the future taxes...

Road Trip: 13th annual Heritage Jubilee, Edgefield

...said Seawright. "So, bring your lawn chairs and stay all day. Enjoy the entertainment and learn about the town's history."For more information, call (803) 637-1800 or (803) 637-6687, or go to swseawright@yahoo.com.

Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

...would also top the all-time IPO fundraising record of $22.1 billion set by the Agricultural Bank of China Ltd. in 2010.Yahoo stands to be a big winner. The U.S. company, which has been struggling to grow for years, is in line for a windfall of...