Verizon completes $4.5 billion takeover of Yahoo

Jun 14, 2017

Verizon completes $4.5 billion takeover of Yahoo

Verizon has taken over Yahoo, completing a $4.5 billion deal that will usher in a new management team to attempt to wring more advertising revenue from one of the internet's best-known brands. Tuesday's closure of the sale ends Yahoo's 21-year history as a publicly traded ...

Amid labor shortage, Japan Inc. warming to four-day workweek

Jun 12, 2017

Amid labor shortage, Japan Inc. warming to four-day workweek

In the face of acute labor shortages, a number of businesses have adopted four-day workweeks while others considering the option in a bid to attract personnel by offering more diverse ways to work. Retailers and parcel delivery service companies are leading the way, with one ...

Jan 27, 2016

Yahoo Japan defends online ivory sales as criticism grows

Yahoo Japan said Wednesday it is strengthening policing of illegal ivory on its online commerce site as criticism grows it is supporting a trade that fuels the slaughter of wild elephants. A spokeswoman for the company said it prohibits sales of raw ivory and ivory ...

/ May 22, 2015

Yahoo Japan names SoftBank's Nikesh Arora as chairman

Yahoo Japan Corp. has announced that Nikesh Arora, vice chairman of its biggest shareholder, SoftBank Corp., will replace Masayoshi Son as chairman, subject to shareholder approval at the company's annual general meeting in June. Son, who has been chairman since July 1996, will remain a ...