Not quite a year after arriving at Yahoo! from Google, chief executive Marissa Mayer has apparently persuaded her board to approve the purchase of Tumblr – the go-to website for legions of young bloggers and internet sharers – for $1.1bn in cash, despite it making just $13m in sales last year.
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Wednesday 09 December 2009
Even search engines can get suckered by internet scams.
Friday 04 December 2009
Search warrants have been served at Yahoo and Google in connection with a man accused of secretly recording nude videos of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews.
Wednesday 02 December 2009
Yahoo will let users of its email, photo-sharing and other online products link their content and activities directly into Facebook, the world's No. 1 Internet social network.
Monday 16 November 2009
Egypt will apply for the first internet domain written in Arabic, its information technology minister said a conference grouping Yahoo's co-founder and others to discuss boosting online access in emerging nations.
Wednesday 11 November 2009
Friday 06 November 2009
Sales of Microsoft's new Windows 7 operating system have been "fantastic" in Japan since its launch last month, CEO Steve Ballmer said yesterday.
Wednesday 04 November 2009
Looking to match rivals in providing up-to-the-minute Internet search results, Yahoo is running tests with several real-time search partners, sources familiar with the matter said yesterday.
Friday 30 October 2009
With its stock in a three-year funk, Yahoo set out yesterday to persuade investors the internet company's struggles are nearly over.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Yahoo may finally be pulling out of a three-year slump that cast aside two CEOs and spurred a cost-cutting spree that led to about 2,000 layoffs.
Saturday 10 October 2009
Wednesday 23 September 2009
Tuesday 01 September 2009
Financier Carl Icahn, one of Yahoo's largest stockholders, has sold 12.7 million shares to whittle his holdings in the slumping internet company down a percentage point to a 4.5 per cent stake.
Monday 24 August 2009
Yahoo and Microsoft hope that by joining forces, they can tilt the balance of power in internet search away from Google.
Wednesday 12 August 2009
Google has lifted the lid on a new version of its search engine, allowing users to look at the results it will generate.
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