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Wall Street Journal:
VCs, entrepreneurs are divided over whether they'd accept funding from Saudi Arabia, as tech deals make up a growing percentage of sovereign-wealth portfolios   —  Investment of $3.5 billion in Uber prompts discussion among venture-capitalists, entrepreneurs
Jul 18, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Uber raises $1.15B from its first leveraged loan, to pay a yield of about 5%   —  Ride-hailing company will pay a yield of about 5%, source says  —  Uber Technologies Inc. has raised $1.15 billion from a new high-yield loan, according to a person familiar with the matter …
Jul 7, 2016, 9:05 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Uber to track driver behavior like speeding and abrupt braking, to give feedback to improve safety   —  The software is aimed at improving driver safety, but could raise privacy concerns  —  Uber Technologies Inc. has developed new technology to track when drivers of the ride-hailing app go too fast …
Jun 29, 2016, 10:05 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Lyft hires M&A banker Qatalyst Partners, possibly seeking a sale or new funding   —  Lyft was last valued at $5.5 billion by investors including GM  —  Ride-hailing startup Lyft Inc. has hired Qatalyst Partners LP, the boutique investment bank best known for helping tech companies find a buyer …
Jun 27, 2016, 6:25 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
How Marissa Mayer's spending at Yahoo to spur growth, in defiance of deals with activist investors to cut costs, led to auction of core assets, board shakeup   —  Embattled CEO failed to produce pledged savings, plunged deeper into turnaround; more room in the parking lot
Jun 17, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Yahoo hires bank to auction off 3K patents, including original search patent, expects $1B+, sets mid-June deadline for preliminary bids   —  Yahoo has set mid-June deadline for preliminary bids and hired Black Stone IP to run auction  —  Yahoo Inc. has kicked off an auction …
Jun 7, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Verizon and others are expected to bid $2B to $3B for Yahoo's core business, less than $4B to $8B figure reported earlier   —  Most of previous bids for core business came in the range of $4 billion and $8 billion; bids are due first week of June  —  Verizon Communications Inc …
May 19, 2016, 11:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
AT&T ends 15-year hosting deal with Yahoo, estimated to bring in $100M revenue per year for Yahoo, awards contract to Synacor   —  AT&T Unwinds 15-Year Web Alliance With Yahoo  —  Companies had split ad revenue from AT&T site  —  AT&T Inc. is unwinding a 15-year partnership with Yahoo Inc …
May 4, 2016, 6:55 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Verizon tops pack of Yahoo bidders as deadline arrives; Time, AT&T, others drop out as Daily Mail remains in talks with private equity co-bidders   —  Verizon Tops Pack of Suitors Chasing Yahoo  —  Telecom giant looks to build online ad business; Time, other potential bidders won't make offers
Apr 17, 2016, 11:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
U.K.'s Daily Mail Explores Bid for Yahoo Backed by Private Equity   —  Potential bid could take one of two forms, sources say  —  The parent company of the Daily Mail, the British newspaper and global tabloid website, is in talks with several private-equity firms about a possible bid for Yahoo Inc. …
Apr 10, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context

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