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Yahoo is including more Twitter messages in its search results to give people a better sense about what's happening on the Web.

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Yahoo expands integration with Facebook

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.

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Yahoo teams with OneRiot on real-time search

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CEO vows to get 'pathetic' Yahoo back on 'tippy toes'

With its stock in a three-year funk, Yahoo set out yesterday to persuade investors the internet company's struggles are nearly over.

Yahoo finally getting out of the woods

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.

Murdoch blasts search engine 'kleptomaniacs'

News providers say their content is being exploited by Google and Yahoo

Super investor starts dumping Yahoo shares

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.

Antitrust probe could derail Microsoft, Yahoo deal

Yahoo and Microsoft hope that by joining forces, they can tilt the balance of power in internet search away from Google.

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