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Yahoo Revenue Falls, But Earnings Climb
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 17, 2013
Ad sales are down, but the company's investment in China's Alibaba is paying off.
Tags: quarterly financials, revenue, Yahoo, earnings, Marissa Mayer
Yahoo Buys Video App Qwiki
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 03, 2013
The company offers software for creating slideshow videos.
Tags: Yahoo, video, mobile apps, merger and acquistion activity, IOS
FTC Warns Google, Microsoft, Yahoo About Ad Labeling
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 26, 2013
The regulators say search engines need to do a better job distinguishing between ads and search results.
Tags: Ads, search engine, Web, Google, Microsoft Bing, Yahoo, FTC
Yahoo Buys Rondee and Ghostbird
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 13, 2013
Rondee offers a conference calling service, and Ghostbird makes photo apps.
Tags: Yahoo, iOS apps, merger and acquistion activity, conference call
The New Yahoo is 'Google Lite'. Can It Succeed?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published June 06, 2013
Yahoo appears to be borrowing from Google's playbook. Will the strategy work for the underdog? 
Tags: social media, Google +, Facebook, Yahoo
The Real Social Networking Battle: Isolated vs Integrated
By Mike Elgan | Article Published May 22, 2013
Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr raises questions about the future of social media.
Tags: Yahoo, Tumblr, social media
Yahoo Drops $1B for Tumblr, Promises Not to Ruin It
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 20, 2013
Following the deal, Yahoo expects a massive traffic boost by avoiding the fate that befell Flickr.
Tags: Yahoo, Tumblr, social media
EFF Privacy Ratings: Twitter Ranks High, Verizon Low
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 02, 2013
Apple, AT&T, MySpace and Yahoo also scored poorly.
Tags: Verizon, MySpace, Comcast, Yahoo, Apple, Twitter, privacy, EFF
Yahoo Earnings Rise 36%, Revenue Disappoints
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 17, 2013
The Web firm's advertising business continues to falter.
Tags: earnings, Marissa Mayer, revenue, Yahoo, advertising, Alibaba, quarterly financials
Report: Apple and Yahoo in Secret Partnership Talks
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 10, 2013
If they reach a deal, it could place more strain on Apple's relationship with Google.
Tags: Apple, iPad, iPhone, content, Yahoo, Siri
Yahoo Buys Summly
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 26, 2013
The 17-year-old who invented Summly is now a millionaire with a job at Yahoo.
Tags: merger and acquisition, Yahoo, developer, mobile app
Yahoo's Mayer Bans Telecommuting
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 26, 2013
The CEO's decision to forbid employees from working at home has stirred up a storm of controversy.
Tags: Marissa Mayer, Yahoo, telecommuting Gets a Facelift
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 20, 2013
The heavily trafficked site now features infinite scrolling for newsfeeds.
Tags: Yahoo, Web, news, Marissa Mayer, Facebook
Russian Search Engine Beats Bing for Market Share
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 12, 2013
Google is still No. 1 in search by a wide margin.
Tags: Russia, search engine, Microsoft Bing, Google, market share, Yahoo
Yahoo, Google Sign Ad Deal
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 07, 2013
Yahoo's websites will soon be serving up Google advertisements.
Tags: Ads, Web search, Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, Google, Microsoft Bing
Yahoo Earnings Beat Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 29, 2013
This is the first time in four years that the company posted revenue growth.
Tags: profits, quarterly financials, Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, earnings, revenue
Report: Yahoo to Redesign Mail, As Well As Home Page
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 13, 2012
New CEO Marissa Mayer is changing things up at Yahoo.
Tags: Yahoo Mail, home page, Yahoo, email, Marissa Mayer
Yahoo Beats Expectations in Mayer's First Quarter as CEO
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 23, 2012
The new chief executive says Yahoo will be focusing on mobile.
Tags: quarterly financials, Yahoo, mobile, Marissa Mayer
Silicon Valley Has-Beens Strike Back
By Mike Elgan | Article Published September 26, 2012
Yahoo, StumbleUpon and MySpace have been written off as over-the-hill losers. But now they're all fighting back with killer strategies for success.
Tags: Yahoo, Google, Facebook, MySpace, Silicon Valley, StumbleUpon
Marissa Mayer Lays Out Her Strategy for Yahoo
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 26, 2012
In an employee meeting, the new CEO explained her goals for the company.
Tags: Marissa Mayer, Google, strategy, Eric Schmidt, Yahoo
Yahoo CEO: Have a Smartphone on Us, But No BlackBerrys
By Staff | Article Published September 17, 2012
Good news for Yahoo workers; bad news for RIM workers.
Tags: RIM, Yahoo, smartphone, Marissa Mayer
Ross Levinsohn Departs Yahoo
By Staff | Article Published July 31, 2012
The former interim CEO will move on, along with some other key execs.
Tags: Marissa Mayer, Yahoo
Yahoo Sees a Brighter Future with Mayer as CEO
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 18, 2012
Revenues at Yahoo fall flat, as company executives paint a more optimistic picture of the future as new CEO takes control.
Tags: Yahoo, earnings
Yahoo Names Google's Marissa Mayer as Its New CEO
By Staff | Article Published July 17, 2012
Trained as an engineer, Mayer was one of the first employees at Google.
Tags: Yahoo, Internet, Marissa Mayer, CEO, Google
Yahoo Passwords Hacked, Likely Taken Through Yahoo Voices
By Staff | Article Published July 12, 2012
Hackers from D33D Company posted usernames and passwords for 435,000 Yahoo accounts.
Tags: security, password, hackers, hacking, Yahoo
New Search Data Out: Google Up, Bing Up, Yahoo Down
By Staff | Article Published July 11, 2012
ComScore says Google remains the leader in the search market.
Tags: search, market share, Bing, Yahoo, Google, comScore
Facebook and Yahoo Settle Patent Dispute
By Staff | Article Published July 09, 2012
The two companies have agreed to license each others' patents and to work together on advertising and content distribution projects.
Tags: Yahoo, patent, settlement, Facebook
Yahoo, Facebook in Talks to Settle Patents Dispute
By Staff | Article Published June 21, 2012
The companies asked for deadline extensions on court filings.
Tags: Yahoo, patent infringement, Facebook, patent lawsuit
Hortonworks Releases Its Hadoop Version
By Staff | Article Published June 12, 2012
The company also announced a partnership with VMware.
Tags: VMware, Yahoo, Hortonworks, Hadoop, big data
Yahoo Launches Axis Browser
By Staff | Article Published May 24, 2012
The new Web browser runs on iOS devices and PCs, and it incorporates search capabilities.
Tags: Axis, Yahoo, search, browser
Yahoo to Sell Stake in China's Alibaba for $7.1 Billion
By Staff | Article Published May 21, 2012
The complicated deal ends a year of negotiations between Yahoo and China's largest e-commerce company.
Tags: Yahoo, China
Yahoo CEO Thompson Departs Amid Inquiry
By Staff | Article Published May 14, 2012
Ross Levinsohn will take over as interim CEO.
Tags: Scott Thompson, Yahoo
Embattled Yahoo Director Stepping Down
By Staff | Article Published May 09, 2012
Patti Hart, who led the search committee that hired CEO Scott Thompson, won't seek reelection to Yahoo's board.
Tags: Scott Thompson, board of directors, Yahoo
Yahoo Informs Facebook of More Potential Patent Infringements
By Staff | Article Published May 04, 2012
Open source software used by the social networking giant may violate 16 more Yahoo patents.
Tags: open source, Facebook, patent infringement, Yahoo, lawsuit
Yahoo CEO Accused of Padding Resume, Probe Launched
By Staff | Article Published May 04, 2012
Scott Thompson said he has a computer science degree, but he doesn't.
Tags: Yahoo, computer science education, resume, Scott Thompson
Facebook Pays Microsoft $550 Million for AOL Patents
By Staff | Article Published April 24, 2012
The purchase gives the social network ammunition for its intellectual property fight with Yahoo.
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, AOL, patent, Yahoo
Facebook Countersues Yahoo in Response to Patent Infringement Claims
By Staff | Article Published April 04, 2012
The social networking giant says Yahoo and its Flickr photo service infringe on 10 of Facebook's patents.
Tags: patent infringement, Yahoo, Facebook
Yahoo Cuts 2,000 Jobs
By Staff | Article Published April 04, 2012
This could be the first of several rounds of layoffs for the struggling Internet company.
Tags: Yahoo, layoffs
ComScore: Google Still Top Site, Pinterest Continues to Soar
By Staff | Article Published March 22, 2012
Healthline, the IRS and Pinterest saw big growth in the number of site visitors.
Tags: Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Pinterest, MySpace, websites, Yahoo
Yahoo Sues Facebook for Infringing 10 Patents
By Staff | Article Published March 13, 2012
Most of the patents in question relate to advertising.
Tags: Facebook, patent lawsuit, Yahoo
Yahoo Warns Facebook of a Potential Patent Fight
By Staff | Article Published February 28, 2012
Yahoo wants the social networking giant to license between ten and twenty patents.
Tags: Facebook, patent lawsuit, Yahoo
Google Dominated U.S. Searches in January
By Staff | Article Published February 10, 2012
The tech giant increased its share of the American search market to 66.2 percent.
Tags: Google, Yahoo, Bing, search
Yahoo vs. HP: Turn Around Efforts by the Numbers
By Rob Enderle | Article Published February 09, 2012
Both companies face big challenges. Which one is better equipped to improve its position?
Tags: HP, Yahoo
Four Yahoo Board Members to Depart, Two New Ones Arrive and Three More on the Way
By Staff | Article Published February 08, 2012
In the wake of the departure of Jerry Yang, half of Yahoo's board is turning over.
Tags: Yahoo
As Weak Q4 Earnings Loom, Yahoo Freezes Hiring and Contemplates Layoffs
By Staff | Article Published January 19, 2012
New CEO Scott Thompson appears to be cutting costs at the troubled Internet company.
Tags: layoffs, Yahoo
Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang Resigns from Web Giant
By Staff | Article Published January 18, 2012
The "Chief Yahoo" will "pursue other interests outside of Yahoo."
Tags: Yahoo
Microsoft Bing Search Queries Overtake Yahoo for the First Time in December
By Staff | Article Published January 12, 2012
Google continues to dominate the search market with more than 65 percent of all queries.
Tags: Google, Yahoo, Bing, search
Yahoo Names PayPal Head Scott Thompson as New CEO
By Staff | Article Published January 04, 2012
The eBay exec will take over for interim CEO Tim Morse, who has held the position since Carol Bartz was fired in September.
Tags: Yahoo
Alibaba's Ma: 'Very Interested' in Buying Yahoo
By Staff | Article Published October 03, 2011
The founder of one of China's largest e-commerce companies says he may buy the U.S.'s number two search engine.
Tags: Yahoo
Is Yahoo Up for Sale?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published September 26, 2011
Reports are circulating that Yahoo is considering offers to buy out the number two search firm.
Tags: search, Yahoo, Microsoft
Why Facebook is the New Yahoo
By Mike Elgan | Article Published September 15, 2011
Facebook's awkward attempts to copy Google+ smack of a quiet desperation.
Tags: Facebook, google+, Yahoo, social networking
A Tale of Two Tech CEOs: Carol Bartz and Steve Jobs
By Rob Enderle | Article Published September 08, 2011
Not all executives are equally adept at the difficult task of turning around an ailing technology company.
Tags: Apple, Carol Bartz, steve jobs, IT management, Yahoo
With Bartz Gone - Whither Bing?
By Stuart Johnston | Article Published September 07, 2011
Does this week's shakeup leave an opening for Microsoft to capitalize on its search and advertising deal with troubled Yahoo?
Tags: Microsoft, search, Yahoo, Bartz
Yahoo Fires CEO Carol Bartz
By Staff | Article Published September 07, 2011
Observers speculate that the company may soon be for sale.
Tags: Yahoo
Google Under Larry Page: the Next Apple, or Next Yahoo?
By Rob Enderle | Article Published April 06, 2011
As Larry Page takes the reins at Google, is the search giant headed for greater glory or a dim future?
Tags: Google, smartphone, Apple, tablets, Yahoo
Two Top Acquisitions Execs Leaving Microsoft
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 06, 2011
Two key merger and acquisition executives are leaving Microsoft, but is it problems with the company's strategy or greener grasses that are at fault?
Tags: mergers and acquisitions, Yahoo, Microsoft, enterprise software, IT managers
Yahoo Does Layoffs, Should its CEO be First?
By Rob Enderle | Article Published December 15, 2010
A tech analysts opines that management and true leadership are very different things.
Tags: CEO, Best Buy, layoffs, Yahoo, IT management
Yahoo Revamps Webmail With Social Tint
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published October 27, 2010
Web pioneer continues its overhaul efforts with a makeover of its popular Webmail service, targeting social features with a focus on security.
Tags: Yahoo, cloud computing, Twitter, email, Facebook
Yahoo Beats Profit Estimates
By David Needle | Article Published October 19, 2010
Solid growth in display advertising, but Yahoo's third quarter results fall short of revenue estimates.
Tags: Yahoo search, Yahoo, advertising, online advertising, earnings
Yahoo Updates Search Engine With 'Immersive' Features
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published October 07, 2010
Web portal Yahoo begins expanding search features for entertainment and news content in new "immersive search" offering.
Tags: Netflix, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, search
Yahoo Q2 Profits Soar on Web Ads, but Sales Fall Short
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published July 20, 2010
Web pioneer reports 53 percent surge in profits, but shares take a hit as overall sales miss Wall Street expectations.
Tags: Yahoo, advertising, display ads, earnings, Yahoo search
How to Guard Your Email from Hackers
By Michael Horowitz | Article Published May 06, 2010
Protecting your email, both personal and professional, against prying eyes requires some basic caution and few specific techniques.
Tags: email security, email, email backup, Yahoo, Gmail
Yahoo's Q1 Profit Soars in Sign of Web Ad Rebound
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published April 20, 2010
Web pioneer reports strong profits in first quarter as ad spending returns and it begins to move ahead with its search and advertising deal with Microsoft.
Tags: Yahoo search, Yahoo, advertising, Microsoft, earnings
Bing Gains While Google Slips in February: Nielsen
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 16, 2010
The Nielsen Company's latest search numbers show Bing's market share still growing, but is Microsoft finally starting to take a bite out of Google's share of the pie?
Tags: search, Yahoo, Google, Bing, Microsoft
Microsoft Rolls Out Major Update to MSN Home Page
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 10, 2010
Microsoft has been previewing a radical redesign of its MSN home page since last fall, but now it's time to start pushing it out to MSN's 100 million U.S. users.
Tags: Microsoft, google buzz, Yahoo, MSN
Bing's Search Share Increases but Growth Slows
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 10, 2010
With Bing up slightly and Yahoo down slightly, and Google holding the line, is it possible that the combination of the No. 2 and 3 competitors in the search sweepstakes could be a wash?
Tags: Yahoo, Google, Bing, comScore, Microsoft
Tech Giants Search for Real-Time Value
By David Needle | Article Published March 02, 2010
Google, Microsoft and Yahoo talk up their real-time search strategies and why it's not all about just adding Twitter to search results.
Tags: Yahoo, Bing, Twitter, Google, Facebook
Google's DoubleClick Ad Server Gets Major Upgrade
By David Needle | Article Published February 22, 2010
Better ad management, distribution and new features are the focus of Google's DoubleClick upgrade.
Tags: Yahoo, DoubleClick, Google, dynamic allocation, ad exchange
Bing Continues Search Growth While Yahoo Slips
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 10, 2010
Will Microsoft be able to push forwards or will its assault on Google stumble?
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Yahoo search, Bing
Bing Reaches New High at Yahoo's Expense
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 15, 2010
More evidence that Microsoft's renewed success in search is coming at the cost of Yahoo, while Google remains dominant.
Tags: Bing, search, Google, comScore, Yahoo
Zimbra: Yahoo Wasn't a Fit
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 13, 2010
What went wrong and why did Zimbra need to move? Zimbra executives provide an insider's look at the once-promising partnership.
Tags: Yahoo, VMware, open source, Zimbra
Twitter in the Black?
By David Needle | Article Published December 21, 2009
Content-related search deals with Google and Microsoft help the microblogging service turn a profit, according to one report.
Tags: Twitter, Google, microblogging, Yahoo
MSFT: More Search Buys Unlikely
By - Reuters | Article Published October 05, 2009
Having partnered wtih Yahoo, Microsoft's Steve Ballmer says that should do it for now.
Tags: Windows, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, search
Facebook (Finally) Makes Money
By - Reuters | Article Published September 16, 2009
Now with 300 million users, the social networking giant is making ends meet. Users are spending money on the site.
Tags: Facebook, search, Google, Yahoo
Yahoo to Challenge Bing Despite MSFT Deal
By - Reuters | Article Published August 25, 2009
Yahoo has revamped its search to compete against Microsoft's Bing search engine, even as it relies on the software giant to power its queries.
Tags: Yahoo, search, Google, Microsoft