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TC Roundup: Yahoo's Mayer faces choice between investors, herself on Alibaba

Yahoo's Mayer faces choice between investors, herself on Alibaba: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer may find ducking a multi-billion-dollar tax bill forces her to choose between making impatient shareholders happy or running a larger company.

Yahoo and its advisers have spent well over a year coming up with a viable option to sell off an Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA) stake that is worth about $44 billion -- and avoid or minimize a potential $15 billion tax bill. (Bloomberg) Microsoft looking to score with real Madrid tie-up: Microsoft plans to announce a significant partnership on Tuesday with Spanish soccer team Real Madrid.

While the full details won't be announced until tomorrow, it appears to be a combination technology and sponsorship deal along the lines of recent pacts Microsoft has made with other sports leagues and teams. (Recode) Google Keep now lets you share lists with friends and family, filter notes by attributes: Google offers an example: Imagine creating a grocery list, sharing it with family members or roommates, and then having everyone check off items as they grab them from the store. The same idea can be extended to RSVPing for an event, asking for feedback as you brainstorm an idea, or figuring out details for almost anything you're planning.

Google says lists are updated in real-time, meaning this new editing feature is more than just sharing: It's about collaboration. In certain use cases, you may no longer need to send multiple messages back and forth; a shared item on Google Keep could be enough to do the trick. (Venture Beat)

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