The company is close to ordering four Web series, the people told the Journal. And unlike in years past, Yahoo! isn't looking for short-form Web originals, but rather 10-episode, half-hour comedies with per-episode budgets ranging from $700,000 to a few million dollars, the people said.

Yahoo! fell 0.5% in premarket trading to $34.09.

8. -- Square, the mobile payments company, secured a new revolving credit facility as the burgeoning startup seeks more permanent capital to grow, CNBC reported.

Goldman Sachs led the deal, which was signed over the weekend, and Morgan StanleyJPMorgan ChaseBarclays and Silicon Valley Bank also participated, people familiar with the situation told CNBC.