Alibaba Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving to Yahoo — Once Again

Time to send flowers to the Chinese Internet juggernaut for the assist.
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Yahoo’s Mayer Has Met with Hulu Execs in a Preliminary Look-See at Premium Video Unit

How much is the Silicon Valley Internet giant willing to spend on turbocharging its video prospects?
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What Will Marissa Do?: Yahoo CEO Zeroes in on Search, While Her Ad Team Eyes Tech Upgrade Options

Free food and iPhones do not a turnaround make. Now it’s time for the hard part of remaking the Silicon Valley giant.
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Mobile Game Start-Up Scopely Scoops Up $8.5 Million

The Los Angeles-based company makes mobile games with a familiar ring to them, including Dice With Buddies and Jewels With Buddies.
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Sweet! Mayer Declares That It’s Peanut Butter and Jelly Time at Yahoo.

Good riddance to the Peanut Butter Manifesto and hello to Process, Bureaucracy & Jams.
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Jerry Yang Leads New Funding Round for OpenBucks

Individual angel investors generally don’t take leading roles in providing new institutional funding rounds for start-ups, but OpenBucks broke that tradition.

High Five to AllThingsD.com — Happy Birthday to Us

No presents but your presence, dear readers.
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Ex-Yahoos Getting Downloaded by PE Firms and Others on Possible Deals

Former employees are good for something, apparently!
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Yahoo’s Jerry Yang: “We Want to Be the Premier Digital Media Company”

This time, the Internet giant’s co-founder had an answer ready.
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What Was Behind the Timing of Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz’s Abrupt Ouster?

So why was the ousted CEO of Yahoo shown the door so abruptly? Because it is Yahoo, which never met a crisis situation it could not hopelessly complexify.
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European Head Toby Coppel Departs Yahoo