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Yang eyes Yahoo buyout with private equity

Yang eyes Yahoo buyout with private equity

For the last few years, a widely circulated joke about Jerry Yang was that he had the best tan in Silicon Valley from all the time he spent on Stanford University's golf course.

 

Alibaba CEO 'Interested' in Buying Yahoo

Jack Ma, chief executive of Chinese Internet company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, told an audience at an event at Stanford University that he was "interested" in buying Yahoo Inc.

 

Buying Yahoo Is A No-Brainer For Alibaba

Buying Yahoo Is A No-Brainer For Alibaba

Today at the China 2.0 conference at Stanford, Alibaba Groups’s Jack Ma replied to a pointed question about buying Yahoo with, “We are very interested in Yahoo. Our Alibaba group is important to Yahoo and Yahoo is important to us … All the serious buyers interested in Yahoo have talked to us.”

Senh: What a turn of events. If anything, I thought Yahoo would be the ones buying Alibaba. Now, it's the other way around.

 

Man accused of duping Harvard got into Stanford

Man accused of duping Harvard got into Stanford

A Delaware man charged with faking his way into Harvard was accepted at Stanford University after he was kicked out of the Ivy League school, ...

 

Stanford beats Notre Dame in Weis' possible finale

Toby Gerhart turned what could be Charlie Weis' final game as Notre Dame coach into his own Heisman Trophy infomercial. Gerhart ran for 205 yards and three scores, threw an 18-yard touchdown pass and scored the game-winning touchdown with 59 seconds left to help Stanford hand Weis and the Fighting Irish a fourth straight loss to end the regular season, 45-38 Saturday night....

 

Sooners out, Stanford in latest AP Top 25

Oklahoma has dropped out of the AP college football poll for the first time since 2005, and No. 25 Stanford has moved into the rankings for the first time since 2001.

 

Study finds people who multitask often bad at it

Study finds people who multitask often bad at it

The people who multitask the most are the ones who are worst at it. That's the surprising conclusion of researchers at Stanford University, who found multitaskers are more easily distracted and less able to ignore irrelevant information than people who do less multitasking.

"The huge finding is, the more media people use the worse they are at using any media. We were totally shocked," Clifford Nass, a professor at Stanford's communications department, said in a telephone interview.

 

Stanford scientists generate world's smallest writing

Finally, good news in the world of downsizing: Stanford University physicists have broken the historic record for small writing, opening a new door to computing’s future.

 

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