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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 Shuts Down A Handful Of Products Yahoo Shuts Down A Handful Of Products
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Yahoo announced today that it is shutting down a number of its products as part of its efforts to make sure its products “are still central to your daily habits”. The company is killing Upcoming, Yahoo Deals, Yahoo SMS Alerts, …

Yahoo Launches New Weather App For iPhone Yahoo Launches New Weather App For iPhone
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In addition to its new Mail app for iPad and Android, Yahoo has unveiled a new Weather app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The app utilizes images from Flickr to show current local conditions. Yahoo Director of Mobile and …

Yahoo Has A New Mail App For iPad And Android Tablets Yahoo Has A New Mail App For iPad And Android Tablets

Yahoo has introduced a new Mail app for iPad and Android tablets. It comes with a new full-screen experience, which lets users flip through their email as if they were reading a magazine (or another tablet app). “With amazing displays, …

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, …

Yahoo Mail Gets Dropbox Integration Yahoo Mail Gets Dropbox Integration
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Yahoo has partnered with Dropbox to integrate Dropbox’s storage solution into Yahoo Mail. “By bringing Dropbox to Yahoo! Mail, it’ll now be easier for you to send, receive, share and manage your attachments,” says Yahoo in a blog post. Dropbox’s …

Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show

Yahoo and CNBC announced the launch of Big Data Download today. This is a new twice daily online program hosted by CNBC’s Courtney Reagan, and regularly featuring Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief Aaron Task, senior columnist Michael Santoli and co-host of “The …

Yahoo Acquires Summly To Integrate Into Its Own Mobile Offerings Yahoo Acquires Summly To Integrate Into Its Own Mobile Offerings

Update: According to All Things D ,the price was $30 million in cash (90 percent in cash and 10 percent in stock). Kara Swisher says several sources confirmed this. Yahoo announced on Monday that it is acquiring mobile product company …

Yahoo Kills Messenger In Yahoo Mail Classic Yahoo Kills Messenger In Yahoo Mail Classic
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Yahoo announced today in a help forum that it is shutting down Yahoo Messenger in Yahoo Mail Classic. The company writes: At Yahoo!, we’re focused on making your daily habits more inspiring and entertaining. That means we’re constantly reviewing our …

Yahoo Brings Back Former Staff With Jybe Acquisition Yahoo Brings Back Former Staff With Jybe Acquisition
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Yahoo announced today that it has acquired Jybe, which includes five former Yahoo employees. Yahoo Cloud Platform Group SVP Jay Rossiter discusses the acquisition in a blog post. “As part of this acquisition, we’re welcoming an extremely talented group of …

Yahoo May Buy Controlling Stake In Dailymotion [Report] Yahoo May Buy Controlling Stake In Dailymotion [Report]

According to the Wall Street Journal, Yahoo is in talks to buy a controlling stake in the popular video site Dailymotion, based on information from “people familiar with the talks.” The report says Yahoo’s in for as much as 75% …

Yahoo Mail’s Vivek Sharma Leaves The Company [Rumor] Yahoo Mail’s Vivek Sharma Leaves The Company [Rumor]
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Vivek Sharma has been in charge of Yahoo Mail and Messenger since 2009. After three years of working on the product, Sharma may have decided that it’s time to move on. All Things D is reporting that multiple sources have …

Yahoo May Be In Talks To Buy Zynga [Rumor] Yahoo May Be In Talks To Buy Zynga [Rumor]

It’s no secret that Zynga is in trouble. The former giant of social gaming is now on the defensive as it lays off employees and closes studios around the world. It has to find a hit, preferably in mobile, to …

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 …

Virus Bulletin Backs Gmail Security Claims, Says Yahoo, Outlook.com Have Problems Virus Bulletin Backs Gmail Security Claims, Says Yahoo, Outlook.com Have Problems
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Virus Bulletin has put out a report saying that its own data supports recent security claims made by Google about Gmail. Last week, Google put out a blog post claiming to have substantially reduced the amount of compromised accounts. The …

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 …

Yahoo Japan Expands Partnership With BrightTag Yahoo Japan Expands Partnership With BrightTag

Yahoo Japan and BrightTag have expanded upon their strategic partnership , making Yahoo Japan the exclusive Japan market distributor of the BrightTag One platform. BrightTag says that through the partnership, Yahoo Japan’s dominant market position and its own patent-pending Server-Direct …

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 …

Yahoo Acquires Alike, Team To Join Yahoo Mobile Group Yahoo Acquires Alike, Team To Join Yahoo Mobile Group

Yahoo has acquired Alike, makers of an iPhone app, which helps users find nearby places of interest, for an undisclosed price. The Alike team will will join Yahoo’s mobile group. A Yahoo spokesperson gave us the following statement: “Yahoo! has …