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Yahoo’s Value Plummets to $3 billion, Chinese Internet Begins to Panic

Yahoo, headquarters in the city of Sunnyvale in South Bay near San Francisco. (Lin Gao/Epoch Times)
Yahoo, headquarters in the city of Sunnyvale in South Bay near San Francisco. (Lin Gao/Epoch Times)

Yahoo, the first Internet business to be valued at over US$100 billion, recently announced that it would sell its core Internet assets to anyone offering...


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