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Yahoo Reportedly Plotting Exit From Microsoft Search Deal Yahoo Reportedly Plotting Exit From Microsoft Search Deal

Apparently Marissa Mayer and Yahoo are fast-tracking a way out of the company’s “Search Alliance” with Microsoft, which currently sees Bing powering the technology behind Yahoo searches. This is according to Kara Swisher, who is probably more familiar with the …

Yahoo Earnings Released, Revenue Down 6% Yahoo Earnings Released, Revenue Down 6%

Yahoo just released its earnings for Q4 and full year 2013. GAAP revenue was $1,266 million for the quarter, down 6% year-over-year. Revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs was $1,200 million, down 2%. For the full year, GAAP revenue was $4,680 …

Yahoo Continues To Beat Google As Top U.S. Desktop Web Property Yahoo Continues To Beat Google As Top U.S. Desktop Web Property

Back in August, Yahoo made headlines for being the top web property in the U.S. on desktop computers, based on data from comScore, which releases its report each month. That was the first time Yahoo sites beat Google sites in …

Marissa Mayer Cans Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro Marissa Mayer Cans Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro

Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro is leaving the company having been fired by CEO Marissa Mayer. Yahoo filed a form 8-K (via Re/code) on Wednesday, which says that he would be leaving the company as of Thursday, and that he …

Yahoo Advertising Gets Revamp With Tumblr Ads, New Audience Ads, Ad Manager & Ad Exchange Yahoo Advertising Gets Revamp With Tumblr Ads, New Audience Ads, Ad Manager & Ad Exchange

In addition to announcing the acquisition of Aviate, the launch of Yahoo News Digest, Yahoo Tech and Yahoo Food, and a new Smart TV platform, Yahoo announced a complete revamp of Yahoo Advertising at CES in Las Vegas. Under the …

Yahoo Ads Spread Malware To Users, Company Confirms Yahoo Ads Spread Malware To Users, Company Confirms
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Yahoo confirmed that it was running advertisements that were spreading malware on some of its sites. While this is apparently in the past now, the company acknowledged and confirmed reports that this took place on Friday. IB-Times (published at Yahoo …

Mayer Apologizes For Yahoo Mail Issues, Yahoo Still Working On Them Mayer Apologizes For Yahoo Mail Issues, Yahoo Still Working On Them
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As reported last week, the Yahoo Mail woes continued with a massive wave of outages resulting in a lot of angry users (as if there weren’t enough of them already). The company also took some flak in the media for …

Katie Couric Leaving ABC for Yahoo

Katie Couric is reportedly leaving ABC News, where she works as a special correspondent, for Yahoo. The online giant plans to host Katie’s online streaming video interview show. While nothing is yet set in stone, serious negotiations are underway and …

Mayer: All Yahoo Products Will Be Encrypted By End Of Q1 Mayer: All Yahoo Products Will Be Encrypted By End Of Q1
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced on Monday that the company plans to have all information that moves between its data centers (meaning data from all Yahoo products) encrypted by the end of Q1 2014. It will also offer users an …

Marissa Mayer Has Reportedly Bought A Funeral Home (Here’s What It Looks Like) Marissa Mayer Has Reportedly Bought A Funeral Home (Here’s What It Looks Like)

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has reportedly bought a funeral home in Palo Alto. The place is shutting down on October 31st, and the Palo Alto Online reported on Tuesday that the deal closed on October 7th. The property is just …

Yahoo Microsoft ‘Search Alliance’ Encounters More Friction Yahoo Microsoft ‘Search Alliance’ Encounters More Friction

More friction between Microsoft and Yahoo regarding the two companies’ “Search Alliance” has been made public thanks to court documents obtained by Reuters. The two companies have been having a quiet legal battle about rolling out Microsoft’s Bing search technology …

Yahoo Q3 Earnings Released, Revenue Down 5% YoY Yahoo Q3 Earnings Released, Revenue Down 5% YoY

Yahoo just posted its earnings report for the third quarter with GAAP revenue of $1,139 million, down 5% year-over-year. Excluding traffic acquisition costs, it was $1,081 million, down 1%. GAAP search revenue was $435 million, down 8% YoY. Search revenue …

Yahoo Users Up 20% Since Mayer Took Over Yahoo Users Up 20% Since Mayer Took Over
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer appeared at TechCrunch Disrupt and talked about Yahoo’s growth since she took over last year. On stage, she announced that Yahoo surpassed 800 million monthly active users (globally). That doesn’t include Tumblr, she said, calling it …

Will Users Accept Yahoo’s First New Logo In 18 Years? Will Users Accept Yahoo’s First New Logo In 18 Years?
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Early last month, Yahoo announced that it would be changing its logo, and kicked off thirty days of showing a different design each day. Now, the real new logo has been unveiled, and here it is. It started rolling out …

Yahoo Is Bigger Than Google, And That Should Mean Something To Your Business Yahoo Is Bigger Than Google, And That Should Mean Something To Your Business
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I bet you didn’t see this coming after years of Google domination. Yahoo is back as the top web property (in the U.S.). This comes from comScore Media Metrix, which releases monthly lists of the top 50 U.S. web properties. …

Yahoo Acquires Ztelic, a Beijing-Based Social Analytics Startup Yahoo Acquires Ztelic, a Beijing-Based Social Analytics Startup

Yahoo is keeping the acquisitions coming at a fast and furious pace, today announcing that they have snatched up eight employees from Beijing-based Ztelic in a “talent acquisition.” Ztelic is a social data analytics startup that first launched last year. …

Yahoo Q2 Earnings Released, Revenues Down Yahoo Q2 Earnings Released, Revenues Down
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Yahoo just released its second quarter 2013 financial results, with GAAP revenue down 7% year-over-year at $1,13 billion for the quarter. Revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs (ex-TAC) was 1,07 billion for the second quarter, down 1% year-over-year. Non-GAAP earnings per …

The Yahoo/Tumblr Deal Is Now Officially Official The Yahoo/Tumblr Deal Is Now Officially Official

Yahoo has just announced that they have completed the acquisition of popular blogging platform Tumblr – a deal that was set into motion back in May. Yahoo reportedly payed $1.1 billion for Tumblr, in cash. For a comparison, that’s just …

Marissa Mayer Is Auctioning Off a Lunch at Yahoo HQ Marissa Mayer Is Auctioning Off a Lunch at Yahoo HQ
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Tim Cook isn’t the only tech CEO whose time is worth thousands of dollars. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is also auctioning off her time, a lunch date at Yahoo HQ, on the charity auction site CharityBuzz. “Find out what it’s …

Tumblr Porn Is Here to Stay, Yahoo Won’t Restrict Content Tumblr Porn Is Here to Stay, Yahoo Won’t Restrict Content
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According to one recent analysis, over 11% of Tumblr’s top 200,000 domains are full of “adult” content. Yes, a big part of Tumblr is the porn – it’s not the biggest part by any means, but it’s significant. And ever …

Tumblr Is Full of Porn, Just as We Suspected Tumblr Is Full of Porn, Just as We Suspected
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Before Yahoo announced their plans to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion, some analysts wondered if and to what end the fact that Tumblr is full of porn would affect that decision. Apparently, not too much, as Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer …