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Yahoo loses another executive  Anil Singh, 42, chief sales and marketing officer and senior vice president of business operations, would retire in May Yahoo cutting 12% work force  First-quarter earnings beat dramatically reduced expectations. Company is streamlining to focus on essential services Yahoo! expands porn business  Company expanded online offerings of pornographic videos with thousands of hard-core films and DVDs Yahoo takes adult merchandise off
Yahoo matches expectations  Quarter operating earnings rose 44%. Warning on future growth Shares Down 14%  Analysts downgraded the stock Yahoo! to Discourage Takeover  Company board adopted a shareholder rights plan to discourage a hostile takeover Yahoo! CEO to step down

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  CEO Koogle, 49, will stay on as chairman. 1st-quarter earnings will come short of expectations

April 2001 ... more > Top ^
  Company will remove pornographic products from its shopping, auctions and classifieds
  Veteran Warner Bros. executive Terry S. Semel named as new chairman and CEO
Apr.25 Reporters barred from meeting  Company is barring journalists, who don't own stock, from its annual shareholders' meeting Apr.27 Yahoo to stay independent  Executives believed a merger would reduce the variety of content the site offers

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May.1 Yahoo extending porn crackdown  Yahoo quietly removing links to its adult-themed online clubs, message boards and chat rooms making them harder to find

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Jul.11 Earnings edge forecast, shares rise
  Current quarter results could fall below estimates. Shares soared 14%

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Aug.7 Yahoo plots auctions comeback  Company is rebuilding and hoping to make the online auctions business competitive again

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Oct.10 Expectations met, layoffs possible
  Company reduced its targets for the current quarter and will streamline 44 business units

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Nov.14 Board expanded with airline chairman  Board of directors is adding Northwest Airlines chairman Wilson and investment company founder Burkle Yahoo to Provide DSL, cut jobs  Yahoo is teaming up with SBC. Company lay off up to 400 employees Nov.15 Yahoo to cut 400 jobs
  More than 12% of its work force to be cut. Yahoo is condensing 44 business units into 6
Nov.16 VP resignes
  Ellen Siminoff was senior vice president of entertainment and small business

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Dec.12 $436 million offer for HotJobs
  Bid is challenging an earlier offer from the parent company of Monster Dec.27 Takeover of HotJobs.com cleared
  Monster.com decided not to sweeten its 6-month-old offer for HotJobs

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