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Activist Investor Starboard Urges Yahoo to Combine with AOL
Media Mentions | September 26, 2014 | Fox Business
Professor Kinshuk Jerath says Yahoo remains an “outdated concept” and, in order to reestablish itself as an Internet giant, the company must understand what it needs to specialize in and become really good at that.
Don Quixote Lives at the FCC
Media Mentions | September 24, 2014 | Forbes
Forbes cites an article written by Professor Eli Noam about the impending doom of common carriage.
What Mobile Payments Mean for Commerce
Media Mentions | September 24, 2014 | NPR
Jason Buckweitz, associate director of the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, talks about the main players in the mobile payments space and what the rise of the mobile wallet means for consumers and commerce.
Tangled Up in Alibaba: Why Yahoo’s Policy of Investing in Startups Has Paid Dividends
Media Mentions | September 22, 2014 | Inc.
Professor Kinshuk Jerath comments on Yahoo’s minority stake in Alibaba, noting that the Chinese e-commerce giant could potentially partner with Yahoo to enter the US retail market.
Is Alibaba Carpet Ride over for Yahoo?
Media Mentions | September 20, 2014 | USA Today
Professor Kinshuk Jerath says that, although Yahoo hasn’t gotten much right in the past decade, the company’s investment in Alibaba was one of their best moves.
Thinking Twice on Alibaba
Media Mentions | September 19, 2014 | The New York Times
Professor Bruce Greenwald says that while Alibaba deserves a premium, three times eBay’s market capitalization is “really pushing it.”
Another Sign It’s Been a Tough Year for High-Frequency Trading
Media Mentions | September 19, 2014 | MarketWatch
Professor Charles Jones comments on the high-frequency trading market, noting “dramatic changes in the last few years including more compliance, more sophisticated technology, and stiffer competition.”
Alibaba Investment Focus Will Be Logistics
Media Mentions | September 18, 2014 | Reuters Insider
Professor Kinshuk Jerath says, post-IPO, Alibaba will focus on using its enormous resources to invest in logistics and infrastructure as it globalizes its businesses.
What Alibaba Can Learn from Amazon and Google’s IPOs
Media Mentions | September 16, 2014 | Fortune
Professor Laurie Hodrick, founding director of the Program for Financial Studies, examines the Alibaba, providing lessons from the Amazon and Google IPOs that help to inform our expectations of what Alibaba is really worth.
Alibabo IPO: Despite Its Huge Stake, Yahoo Not Flying That High
Media Mentions | September 15, 2014 | International Business Times
Professor Kinshuk Jerath comments on Yahoo’s stake in Alibaba, noting that it was “the only good decision” the company has made in the past several years.
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