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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 …

168,000+ Angry Tumblr Users Sign Petition to Thwart Yahoo Deal 168,000+ Angry Tumblr Users Sign Petition to Thwart Yahoo Deal

This petition has absolutely no chance of changing Marissa Mayer and David Karp’s minds, but it does show that there is a significant chunk of Tumblr users who are less-than-thrilled with the popular blogging platform’s impending move to Yahoo. As …

Tumblr Porn Not Likely to Be a Problem for Mayer, Yahoo Tumblr Porn Not Likely to Be a Problem for Mayer, Yahoo
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The news the Yahoo is acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion has brought along its fair share of grumbling from the Tumblr community. Though Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer promised “not to screw it up,” Tumblr users are worried that Yahoo will …

Yahoo Acquires Tumblr for $1.1 Billion, Promises ‘Not to Screw It Up’ Yahoo Acquires Tumblr for $1.1 Billion, Promises ‘Not to Screw It Up’
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It’s official. After rumors swirled last week, Yahoo and Tumblr have announced an agreement that will see Yahoo acquire the popular blogging platform for approximately $1.1 billion (all cash). For comparison, that’s just a little more than Facebook wound up …

Yahoo To Host ‘Product-Related’ Event in NYC Next Monday [REPORT] Yahoo To Host ‘Product-Related’ Event in NYC Next Monday [REPORT]
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According to CNBC, Yahoo is set to host an event in New York City on Monday, and it’s important enough that CEO Marissa Mayer will be speaking at it. According to the report, the event will be “product-related.” Of course, …

Yahoo Could Buy or Invest in Tumblr, Talks Have Been ‘Serious’ [REPORT] Yahoo Could Buy or Invest in Tumblr, Talks Have Been ‘Serious’ [REPORT]
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According to a report from Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher at All Things D, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has her sights on wildly popular blogging platform Tumblr. Quoting “sources close to the situation,” Yahoo may be looking to invest in, …

Yahoo/Twitter Partnership Brings Tweets to the Yahoo Newsfeed Yahoo/Twitter Partnership Brings Tweets to the Yahoo Newsfeed
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Attention Yahoo users: you’re about to see a big change to the homepage newsfeed – tweets. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced the new partnership today in a post on the Yahoo blog. “Tweets have become an important information source for …

Yahoo Has Some New Search Products Coming Our Way Yahoo Has Some New Search Products Coming Our Way
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As it has indicated numerous times in the past, Yahoo still takes search seriously, even if it’s outsourcing its system to Microsoft these days (we’ll see how long that lasts). But in recent months, since former Googler Marissa Mayer took …

Microsoft Extends Revenue Guarantee To Yahoo In ‘Search Alliance’ Microsoft Extends Revenue Guarantee To Yahoo In ‘Search Alliance’

In a recent financial filing, Yahoo cited that Microsoft extended its revenue guarantee in the two companies’ ongoing “search alliance”. This is a guarantee that Microsoft has so far failed to live up to, but continues to extend, presumably, to …

Yahoo Makes Yet Another Acquisition With Astrid Grab Yahoo Makes Yet Another Acquisition With Astrid Grab
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Yahoo continues its hiring spree with to-do list application Astrid. Marissa Mayer announced the news on Twitter: Follow @marissamayer marissamayer @marissamayer Welcome to @Yahoo, @astrid!! Excited to have you :). http://t.co/ysNSD67Hej  Reply  ·  Retweet  ·  Favorite9 hours ago via Twitter …