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Yahoo Drops ® From Logo Yahoo Drops ® From Logo
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Yahoo is dropping the ® from its logo. New CEO Marissa Mayer posted the following image to Instagram: In a message accompanying the photo, Mayer wrote: “One of our new Yahoo!s Andrew was really bugged by the registered trademark symbol …

Alibaba Closes Deal With Yahoo Worth $7.6 Billion Alibaba Closes Deal With Yahoo Worth $7.6 Billion

Alibaba has closed the initial repurchase of shares from Yahoo and restructured its relationship with the company in a set of transactions valued at $7.6 billion. The two companies announced the plan back in May, which would see Yahoo reduce …

Real Estate Site Zillow Runs Its First-Ever TV Ad Real Estate Site Zillow Runs Its First-Ever TV Ad
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Online real estate marketplace Zillow officially launched in 2006, and in the past six years has grown to include data on over 100 million houses across the U.S. In 2011, the company went public with a $20 per share IPO, …

Yahoo Gives Employees Smartphones, But Not Blackberrys Yahoo Gives Employees Smartphones, But Not Blackberrys

Poor RIM. Even in the enterprise space, where the company’s secure OS has managed to keep them relevant, companies in-the-know are beginning to come around to the idea that iPhone and Android smartphones can be used for business. It seems …

Here’s A Look At The Top 50 Web Properties In The U.S. Here’s A Look At The Top 50 Web Properties In The U.S.

comScore has released its Media Metrix rankings for the top 50 web properties in the U.S. in August. And here they are: Google Sites ranked at the top yet again, with 187 million unique visitors. This is actually down from …

Robot Writers Are Taking Over Your Fantasy Football Recaps Robot Writers Are Taking Over Your Fantasy Football Recaps

The next time that your flex player makes a last second reception to clinch the victory over your fantasy football nemesis, there’s a good chance that you’ll be able to read a write-up of the game constructed by a robot. …

Yahoo And Microsoft Introduce The Yahoo Bing Network, adCenter Becomes Bing Ads Yahoo And Microsoft Introduce The Yahoo Bing Network, adCenter Becomes Bing Ads
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Microsoft and Yahoo have announced the Yahoo Bing Network as the official name for their combined search marketplace, which came about as the result of the companies’ “Search Alliance” partnership. Likewise, Microsoft adCenter has become simply Bing Ads. “Bing Ads …

Yahoo Gets A New Executive To Lead Talent Acquisition Yahoo Gets A New Executive To Lead Talent Acquisition

Yahoo announced today the appointment of Jacqueline Reses to the role of Executive Vice President of People and Development. She’ll be responsible for leading HR and talent acquisition. She’ll also lead corporate and business development at the global level. Previously, …

These Are The Top 50 Web Properties In The United States These Are The Top 50 Web Properties In The United States

comScore has released its Media Metrix rankings for the top 50 web properties in the U.S. in July. And here they are: Google sites were up from last month, at over 190 million unique visitors in the U.S. compared to …

Yahoo Announces New “Social Talk Show” For 2012 Election Yahoo Announces New “Social Talk Show” For 2012 Election
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As the conventions near and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney begins to hit the trail with his just-announced VP pick, Yahoo News is launching a series of programs designed to expand their election coverage – most notably into the social …

Yahoo Loses Another CEO (Not Marissa Mayer) Yahoo Loses Another CEO (Not Marissa Mayer)

Earlier this month, long-time Googler Marissa Mayer assumed the role of Yahoo CEO, a position that many thought would go to Ross Levinsohn, who took over as interim CEO following the departure of Scott Thompson earlier this year. Levinsohn is …

Yahoo Axis Gets Private Browsing Mode, Better Security And More Yahoo Axis Gets Private Browsing Mode, Better Security And More
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Everybody was surprised when Yahoo revamped its search business with the launch of Axis back in May. The dedicated mobile app/browser plug-in was an attempt to regain some of the ground lost to Google and Bing. While I may have …

Forget Tubes, The Internet Is More Like The Universe Forget Tubes, The Internet Is More Like The Universe

One of the most humorous moments in the history of the Internet was when Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens referred to it as a “series of tubes.” While we all had a laugh, it was also indicative of the vast misunderstanding …

Scott Thompson Follows Short Yahoo Career With CEO Gig At ShopRunner Scott Thompson Follows Short Yahoo Career With CEO Gig At ShopRunner

Scott Thompson, who served as the last official Yahoo CEO before Marissa Mayer (not including interim CEO Ross Levinsohn) has now taken the job of CEO at retailer network ShopRunner. He already has experience on the company’s board, and will …

Marissa Mayer Tells Yahoos To Keep On Keepin’ On In First Memo Marissa Mayer Tells Yahoos To Keep On Keepin’ On In First Memo
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Earlier this week, ex-Googler Marissa Mayer was announced at Yahoo’s new President on CEO – a move that surprised plenty of people. Mayer was Google’s 20th employee, its first female engineer, and instrumental in developing many of the company’s most …

Flickr Responds To “Dear Marissa Mayer” Campaign With Job Posting Flickr Responds To “Dear Marissa Mayer” Campaign With Job Posting
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Earlier this week, Yahoo shocked the tech world by naming Google’s Marissa Mayer their new President and CEO. Mayer, who worked at Google for 13 years, was the company’s 20th employee, first female engineer, and was instrumental in making the …

Guess Which Yahoo Search Feature Marissa Mayer Loves? Guess Which Yahoo Search Feature Marissa Mayer Loves?
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Although some have argued that to succeed, new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer must learn how to deal with a company whose main focus is online media, not search, that hasn’t stopped Mayer from taking to Twitter to express good things …

Yahoo Reports Q2 Earnings As Marissa Mayer Takes Charge Yahoo Reports Q2 Earnings As Marissa Mayer Takes Charge

Yesterday, Yahoo announced big news as ex-Googler Marissa Mayer was tapped to be the company’s next President and CEO. Mayer, who is only 37 years old and pregnant, if definitely not your average Fortune 500 CEO. Mayer, who is credited …

Marissa Mayer Gets Her First Request From The Internet Community Marissa Mayer Gets Her First Request From The Internet Community
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Yesterday, Yahoo announced the surprising news that they had hired ex-Googler Marissa Mayer as their next President and CEO. Mayer, who was Google’s 20th employee, first female engineer, and youngest executive, had recently been leading Google’s local team. It was …

Marissa Mayer, New Yahoo CEO, Is Also Pregnant Marissa Mayer, New Yahoo CEO, Is Also Pregnant
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Talk about an exciting year. Yesterday, we heard the surprising news that Yahoo had tapped Marissa Mayer to be the company’s new CEO. It wasn’t surprising that Yahoo would pick Mayer – as nobody questions the qualifications of the first …

Google’s Marissa Mayer Tapped As Yahoo’s New CEO Google’s Marissa Mayer Tapped As Yahoo’s New CEO
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Marissa Mayer, the youngest member of Google’s executive team, has just become the CEO of Yahoo!. Yahoo! just announced Mayer as President, CEO, and board member of the company. Yahoo! had been shopping around for a new CEO for a …