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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
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Yahoo sets April 11 deadline to submit preliminary bids for core Web business and Asian assets   —  Yahoo Sets April 11 Deadline to Submit Preliminary Bids  —  Microsoft has discussed financing a Yahoo bid with private-equity firms  —  Yahoo Inc. has given potential suitors two weeks …
Mar 28, 2016, 10:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Source: Snapchat raises $175M more from Fidelity at same $16B valuation as a year ago   —  Snapchat Raises $175 Million From Fidelity at Flat Valuation  —  Messaging company still worth $16 billion in latest funding  —  Snapchat Inc. has raised $175 million in fresh funding from Fidelity Investments …
Mar 3, 2016, 9:05 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: DoorDash nears completion of round valuing it at around $700M, below $1B goal; Sequoia, YCombinator, Khosla Ventures agreed to invest over $110M   —  DoorDash Misses $1 Billion Valuation Target  —  Latest round of investments seen valuing food-delivery startup around $700 million
Feb 16, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Andreessen Horowitz and Founders Fund sold $148M in Lyft shares to Saudi Arabia's Prince al-Waleed bin Talal and his Kingdom Holding Co. last December   —  Andreessen Horowitz Sells Some Lyft Shares to Prince Al-Waleed  —  Andreessen Horowitz and Founders Fund sold $148 million …
Feb 10, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Yahoo loses Arjun Sethi to Social Capital after buying his company MessageMe in 2014   —  Yahoo Loses Mobile Entrepreneur Arjun Sethi to Venture Firm  —  Yahoo Inc. is losing another one of the entrepreneurs brought in through Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's startup shopping spree.
Feb 5, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context

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