Twenty+ startups, each with six minutes to tell the world what they’re about. If they can prove to our panel of judges that they’re the best of the best, they’ll walk away with $100,
This week, Automattic revealed it has signed all the paperwork to acquire Tumblr from Verizon, including its full staff of 200. Tumblr has undergone quite a journey since its headline-grabbing acquisi
Tumblr has been a millstone around the neck of its owners, first Yahoo and later Oath and Verizon Media, pretty much since it was acquired in 2013. They never found an answer to the question that new
Mobile licensing changes made by Google this fall, when it tweaked terms for OEMs wanting to license its Android smartphone platform on devices destined for the European market, don’t appear to
Ben Ling, a Khosla general partner until next month, is closing in on $60 million for his debut fund.
Triplebyte is a three-year-old, 25-person, San Francisco-based hiring platform that says it makes recruiting and technical screening for tech companies more efficient. It’s hardly alone in maki
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is taking a leave of absence, Verizon closes on its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and Marissa Mayer is leaving the company, Tim Cook discusses more of Apple's car plans an
It’s now official. After Yahoo shareholder approval last week, Verizon today announced that it has finally closed its acquisition of Yahoo, which it plans to combine with its AOL assets into a
Being the chief information security officer at the company that's suffered the biggest (known) data breaches in history isn't the kind of fame most CISOs would be looking for. But it's Yahoo's Bob Lo
Yahoo’s board has decided that CEO Marissa Mayer will not receive her annual bonus this year, a decision linked to Yahoo’s handling of the 2014 security breach that exposed data from 500 million u
Fitbit acquires the Vector smartwatch, Marissa Mayer is resigning from Yahoo, Apple plans to consolidate server construction, Consumer Reports settles its differences with Apple and Ellen Pao joins Ka
Despite hiccups, Yahoo’s planned sale to Verizon appears to be moving forward — but some portions of the company will be left behind and renamed Altaba Inc. Yahoo is hanging on to its 15 perc
Yahoo made slightly more money than Wall Street expected — and no one cares at this point. The company reported its third-quarter earnings, basically falling a hair above what everyone was looking f
It looks like those 500 million hacked Yahoo accounts may affect its sale to Verizon (TechCrunch’s parent). At a company public policy round table in DC this afternoon, Verizon general counsel Craig
Following a months-long bidding process, Verizon announced this morning that it’s acquiring Yahoo’s core business for $4.83 billion. The goal, it seems, is to merge Yahoo with AOL (which V
In 2000, Yahoo was worth $125 billion. In 2008, it rejected a $44 billion buyout from Microsoft. And today it sold to Verizon for $4.83 billion. The lesson here is, if you won the last computing plat
Are you ready for a big fight over Yahoo’s control? Activist investor <a target="_blank" href="http://www.starboardvalue.com">Starboard Value LP</a> is really unhappy about Yahoo’s current state a
Yahoo confirmed plans today to lay off approximately 15 percent of its workforce. The company made the announcement in conjunction with its its fourth quarter earnings, where it reported revenue of
Yahoo has today confirmed rumors it is scrapping a plan to spin off its stake in Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba. Its shares are up in pre-market trading on the news.
Marissa Mayer is expecting twins, but the Yahoo CEO and former Google executive isn't planning to take a significant break from work during or after her pregnancy.