Yahoo To Spin Off Alibaba Stake, Reports Earnings

Yahoo Tuesday announced a plan for a tax-free spinoff of the company's remaining holdings in Alibaba Group into a newly formed independent registered investment company, SpinCo. The stock of the new company will be distributed pro rata to Yahoo shareholders, resulting in SpinCo becoming a separate publicly traded company. Along with the spinoff, Yahoo announced earnings. Search advertising performed better than many expected. ...


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Top 7 Things Nobody Will Miss When The Internet Disappears

The Internet will fade into the background, says Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google. Yes, it will just vanish, like Amelia Earhart or state anti-gay marriage bans or NBC's "Bad Judge." Poof. Up in smoke. Now ...

Events & Awards

Each year, all year, MediaPost hosts more than 30 events across a range of marketing disciplines ... including our OMMA events, Insider Summits and Creative Media, OMMA and Appy Awards. Chances are some are just right for you.

Yes, We Watch Online, But Overwhelmingly We Watch TV Fare

A new Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau report, titled "Get Real: Video Advertising 2015," uses Nielsen and comScore data to conclude that of the 175 hours an average American spent watching something in September 2014, 80% was spent ...

Sideswipes: Nike+ Trust?

Don't worry if you draw a blank when I say "Giovanni Buttarelli." He's the data protection "watchdog" for the EU. Unless you follow privacy conversations, you won't know GB. But he set out his agenda at ...

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