A Break in Yahoo's China Clouds?

An IPO for part of its Alibaba.com venture could offset its otherwise poor mainland showing and woes due to copyright and human rights lawsuits

Now that he has taken over as chief executive officer of the company he co-founded, Jerry Yang has plenty of problems to fix. The new CEO of Yahoo! (YHOO) isn't going to find any quick Google-(GOOG)slayer. Fortunately for Yang, though, Yahoo might soon get a bit of good news from China, one battleground that has up till now been almost as much trouble as Google.

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