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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 …

Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso Is On The Way Out Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso Is On The Way Out

Yahoo announced that Chairman of the Board Fred Amoroso will not seek reelection at the upcoming annual shareholders meeting on June 25. He will continue to serve on the board until then. CEO Marissa Mayer said, “Fred has been a …

Yahoo Gets 38 Years Of Saturday Night Live Yahoo Gets 38 Years Of Saturday Night Live

Yahoo announced a deal with Broadway Video to feature SNL content on Yahoo properties. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced the news herself. tw Follow @marissamayer marissamayer @marissamayer Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night! The complete 38 year collection of …

Yahoo Puts Summly To Use In New iPhone App Yahoo Puts Summly To Use In New iPhone App

Yahoo recently acquired mobile startup Summly, and the company is already putting it to good use. CEO Marissa Mayer announced a new Yahoo iPhone app today, which takes advantage of Summly’s capabilities. “Consuming news and information on the go has …

Yahoo Ad Revenue Disappoints, But Paid Search Clicks Are Up Yahoo Ad Revenue Disappoints, But Paid Search Clicks Are Up

Yahoo reported its Q1 earnings on Tuesday, with GAAP revenue at $1,140 million for the quarter. Revenue ex-TAC was $1,074 million. The company posted GAAP income from operations at $186 million and Non-GAAP income from operations at $224 million. In …

Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google? Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google?
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The competitive landscape surrounding Google gets more and more interesting by the day. Now two of its rivals, one of which is being run by someone who probably knows Google’s inner workings more intimately than most of its current employees, …

Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform
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Tech leaders have crafted a joint letter to President Obama and the nation’s top lawmakers, asking that Washington work together to craft some sort of comprehensive immigration reform by the end of this year. The letter was signed by over …

Yahoo Is Now 18 Years Old. Is It On The Right Track? Yahoo Is Now 18 Years Old. Is It On The Right Track?
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Yahoo, as an incorporated company, is officially 18 years old on Friday. The company was incorporated on March 1, 1995. I can’t believe there’s no Google doodle to celebrate. In fact, we’re not seeing much celebration at all. Barry Schwartz …

Has Yahoo Improved Its Homepage? Many Think Not. Has Yahoo Improved Its Homepage? Many Think Not.
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Yahoo has been testing various redesigns of its homepage for months, but now it has announced the “new Yahoo experience”. Note: We’ve updated this article from its original form, and since it was first posted, the negative comments have flooded …

Yahoo Is Not Pleased With Its Microsoft Search Deal Yahoo Is Not Pleased With Its Microsoft Search Deal
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That big Yahoo Microsoft search deal is not working as well as Yahoo would like. Do you think Yahoo will sever its ties with Microsoft prematurely? Do you think it should? Share your thoughts in the comments. CEO Marissa Mayer …

Microsofties Say It Would Be Hard For Yahoo To End The ‘Search Alliance’ [Report] Microsofties Say It Would Be Hard For Yahoo To End The ‘Search Alliance’ [Report]
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One thing seems clear. Yahoo is working on a turnaround in search. What is less clear is how big a role Microsoft will play in that. Last month, when Yahoo released its earnings report for Q4 and the full year …

Is Yahoo Poised For A Search Comeback? Is Yahoo Poised For A Search Comeback?

Yahoo released its earnings report for Q4 and the full year 2012. The report was better than many analysts had expected, and this was helped significantly by better-than-expected search performance from the company who has outsourced its search back-end to …

Reporters Argue About Whether Or Not Facebook And Yahoo Will Team Up On Search Reporters Argue About Whether Or Not Facebook And Yahoo Will Team Up On Search
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Over the weekend, a report came out indicating that Yahoo and Facebook have been talking about collaborating on search. Katherine Rushton at The Telegraph writes: Sources have told The Sunday Telegraph that Marissa Mayer, chief executive of Yahoo!, has held …

Yahoo Mail About To Get A Big Refresh [Report] Yahoo Mail About To Get A Big Refresh [Report]
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Yahoo Mail will soon be getting a big refresh, according to a report from Kara Swisher, who has a strong track record of breaking Yahoo-related news and sharing leaked information from within the company. Last week, Swisher shared some screenshots …

Yahoo Gets More Former Googlers With Stamped Acquisition Yahoo Gets More Former Googlers With Stamped Acquisition
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer tweeted about a new acquisition the company has made (the first under her leadership. Yahoo has has acquired mobile recommendation app maker Stamped, which (believe it or not) is made up of former Googlers. Here’s the …

Yahoo Earnings Released: Mayer’s First Quarter Yahoo Earnings Released: Mayer’s First Quarter

Yahoo released its first earnings report under CEO Marissa Mayer today, and the results were better than expected, beating Wall Street predictions. Mayer said this of the report: “Yahoo! had a solid third quarter, and we are encouraged by the …

Here’s What Yahoo’s Homepage Is About To Look Like [Report] Here’s What Yahoo’s Homepage Is About To Look Like [Report]
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Yahoo is reportedly rolling out a new redesign to its homepage. It’s not dramatically different, but it’s different. Business Insider has gotten ahold of a couple of screen shots. Here’s the one showing what it looks like above the fold: …