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Tumblr Isn’t Removing Porn, Just Making It a Hell of a Lot Harder to Find Tumblr Isn’t Removing Porn, Just Making It a Hell of a Lot Harder to Find
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Imagine someone baked you a cookie and promised you that you could have it whenever you wanted. “You promise not to take it away?” you ask them. “Yes,” they say. “I promise. Even though your dad doesn’t really want you …

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 Acquires Ad Tech Startup Admovate Yahoo Acquires Ad Tech Startup Admovate

A day after the company posted its Q2 revenues (which are down, by the way), Yahoo announced yet another acquisition – Admovate, a mobile ad tech startup. Yahoo says the acquisition is part of its efforts to further invest in …

Tumblr CEO David Karp Talks Porn, Profitability with Stephen Colbert Tumblr CEO David Karp Talks Porn, Profitability with Stephen Colbert
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Tumblr CEO David Karp stopped by the Colbert Report last night, where he talked Tumblr’s future profitability, porn on the site, and why he dropped out of high school at the age of 15. Early on in the interview, Colbert …

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 …

Justice Department Ordered To Release Documents Detailing Yahoo’s Fight Against PRISM Justice Department Ordered To Release Documents Detailing Yahoo’s Fight Against PRISM

You may remember last month when it was revealed that Yahoo fought against PRISM and lost in 2008. The leaked FISA document that revealed this information was heavily redacted, however, so it didn’t give us the whole picture. Now Yahoo …

Microsoft: 51 Million Out Of 159 Million Yahoo Bing Network Searchers Don’t Use Google Microsoft: 51 Million Out Of 159 Million Yahoo Bing Network Searchers Don’t Use Google
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Microsoft put out some stats today about Bing Ads and the Yahoo Bing Network worth taking a look at. For starters, the network currently has 159 million unique searchers. 51 million of these do not use Google, according to the …

Yahoo Moves Forward With Account Transfer Plans, Lets Users Make ID Wishlists Yahoo Moves Forward With Account Transfer Plans, Lets Users Make ID Wishlists
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Last month, Yahoo announced its plans to deactivate inactive accounts, and give some more desirable Yahoo IDs and email addresses to loyal users who want them. The thinking is that users will be able to get things like albert@yahoo.com rather …

Consumers’ Brand Perception Of Yahoo Is Down, But On The Rebound Consumers’ Brand Perception Of Yahoo Is Down, But On The Rebound

YouGov, which measures consumers’ perception of various brands, is reporting that brand perception of Yahoo is down considerably over the past year, and particularly since the whole NSA PRISM scandal broke. “One year after Marissa Mayer assumed the CEO title …

White House, IAB, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft & AOL Launch Best Practices To Fight Piracy White House, IAB, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft & AOL Launch Best Practices To Fight Piracy
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The White House’s Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC), the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL announced new best practices guidelines for ad networks to address piracy and counterfeiting. The guidelines are designed to …

Yahoo Partners With Getty Images For Travel Image Results Yahoo Partners With Getty Images For Travel Image Results
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Yahoo announced a new update to Image Search today, which showcases scenic photos of destinations when you search for locations. When you search for a place or country, Yahoo will show Getty Images from that location. “This partnership allows us …

Tumblr Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell To Celebrate Yahoo Acquisition Tumblr Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell To Celebrate Yahoo Acquisition

Sure, Yahoo acquiring Tumblr seems like pretty old news at this point, but the two joined companies are still celebrating. They commemorated the event this morning in New York with Tumblr CEO David Karp ringing the NASDAQ Stock Market opening …

Yahoo Mail Still Frustrates Users A Month After Switch Yahoo Mail Still Frustrates Users A Month After Switch
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Last month, Yahoo finally killed Yahoo Mail Classic, about six months after launching a major redesign for Yahoo Mail. During most of the first half of the year, users still had the option to use the old version, but starting …

Yahoo Mail Adds Multiple Account Support To iOS, Windows Apps Yahoo Mail Adds Multiple Account Support To iOS, Windows Apps
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Yahoo announced today that it is making it possible for Yahoo Mail users to access all of their Yahoo Mail accounts from the Yahoo Mail apps for iOS and Windows 8, joining the existing functionality in the Android app. So, …

Dropbox Hits 175 Million Users, Launches New Developer Tools, Yahoo Mail Integration For Android Dropbox Hits 175 Million Users, Launches New Developer Tools, Yahoo Mail Integration For Android
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Dropbox kicked off its first ever developer conference today. The company took the opportunity to reveal that it now has 175 million users, and over a billion files synced every day. According to TechCrunch, Dropbox only had 100 million users …

Yahoo Acquires Xobni To Improve Yahoo Messenger Yahoo Acquires Xobni To Improve Yahoo Messenger
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Yahoo is confirming all kinds of acquisition rumors this week. Well, at least two. Yesterday, it was Qwiki, which the company acquired for somewhere around $50 million, according to one report. Today, Yahoo has officially announced its acquisition of Xobni, …

Yahoo Officially Acquires Qwiki Yahoo Officially Acquires Qwiki

A couple weeks ago, reports came out that Yahoo was close to a deal to acquire Qwiki. Now, it’s official. A Yahoo spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Today we acquired Qwiki, an app that turns pictures and videos on your iPhone into …

Yahoo Partners With Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences On Emmy Coverage Yahoo Partners With Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences On Emmy Coverage

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that Yahoo will be its official digital partner for red carpet and behind-the-scenes content surrounding the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. “Yahoo! is the Television Academy‚Äôs official online destination to live stream …

Yahoo Acquires Bignoggins, Will Integrate Into Yahoo Fantasy Yahoo Acquires Bignoggins, Will Integrate Into Yahoo Fantasy

Yahoo just announced that it has acquired Bignoggins Productions, makers of a mobile fantasy app that lets users manage football, basketball, baseball and hockey fantasy teams from their smartphones. “We will integrate the Bignoggins technology into our Yahoo! Fantasy experience …

Yahoo Kills AltaVista, Axis, WebPlayer, Browser Plus, Downloads & More Yahoo Kills AltaVista, Axis, WebPlayer, Browser Plus, Downloads & More
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Late on Friday, Yahoo announced that it is shutting down 12 products over the coming months. First on the chopping block is Axis, and it was killed on June 28th. Axis was Yahoo’s attempt at a web browser, launched early …

Yahoo Gets New Search Alerts For Web, Images & Video Yahoo Gets New Search Alerts For Web, Images & Video
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Yahoo just made a pair of announcements. One was that Yahoo Mail has some new Flickr integration. The other is that it has a new refreshed, modern Search Alerts experience. “To help you find hot-off-the-press information on the things that …