Quantcast

Yahoo Articles

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 …

Google And Yahoo Are Now Working Together On Ads Google And Yahoo Are Now Working Together On Ads
· 3

Yahoo and Google are now working together on ads. Yahoo announced in a post on its corporate blog that it has teamed up with the search giant on contextual advertising. The two companies have signed a global, non-exclusive agreement for …

The Top Search Trends During The Super Bowl The Top Search Trends During The Super Bowl

Google revealed on Monday what the top trending searches were during the Super Bowl (US). The top five were: 1. M&M’s 2. Beyonce 3. Baltimore Ravens 4. San Francisco 49ers 5. Colin Kaepernick Very interesting that “power outage” didnt’t make …

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 …

Yahoo Earnings Better Than Expected With Some Help From Search Yahoo Earnings Better Than Expected With Some Help From Search
· 2

Yahoo just released its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2012, beating analysts’ expectations, and perhaps more noteworthy, showing solid signs for Yahoo’s search business. GAAP revenue for the quarter was $1,346 million. For the year, it was …

Yahoo Officially Acquires Snip.it, Ends Snipping Yahoo Officially Acquires Snip.it, Ends Snipping

After reports emerged that Yahoo was getting ready to acquire Snip.it, the companies made it official. Yahoo did not issue a formal announcement, but a spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews that Snip.it will join Yahoo’s media group. They would …

Yahoo Reportedly About To Acquire Snip.it Yahoo Reportedly About To Acquire Snip.it

Liz Gannes at All Things D is reporting that Yahoo is expected to announce the acquisition of Snip.it this week, based on information from sources familiar with the matter. According to the report, the price would be in the “mid …

Yahoo Image Search Gets Creative Commons Flickr Images Yahoo Image Search Gets Creative Commons Flickr Images

Yahoo announced that it has added images from Flickr that are available for re-use or re-posting under Creative Commons terms to it Image Search results. This includes tens of millions of photos. To access these images, simply go to Yahoo …

Yahoo Has A New Web Comedy Show Called “Ghost Girls”
· 1

Yahoo announced the creation of a new web comedy series called “Ghost Girls,” which will debut in Spring of 2013 on Yahoo Screen. The show is the result of a partnership among Yahoo, Shine America and Jack Black’s Electric Dynamite …

Yahoo Has A New Search Deal With AVG Yahoo Has A New Search Deal With AVG
· 1

Antivirus maker AVG announced on Thursday that it has formed a new Search and Distribution relationship with Yahoo. AVG’s Secure Search offering is now powered by Yahoo. This is interesting, considering that Yahoo’s own search is powered by Bing. AVG …

Yahoo Adds Max Levchin To Board Of Directors Yahoo Adds Max Levchin To Board Of Directors

Yahoo announced today that it has added Max Levchin to its board of directors. David Kenny and Brad Smith have stepped down. There are now a total of 11 directors on the board. Levchin is perhaps best known as one …

U.S. November Search Engine Rankings: Google And Microsoft Up, Yahoo Down U.S. November Search Engine Rankings: Google And Microsoft Up, Yahoo Down

comScore has put out its monthly search engine rankings for the United States, looking at the month of November. Google sites made up 67% of explicit core search queries conducted, up 0.1% from October, according to the firm. Explicit core …

Flickr Becomes More Like Instagram On iOS Flickr Becomes More Like Instagram On iOS

Just yesterday, Yahoo released a major update for its email client that promises “speed, ease of use, and cross device availability.” Now the company is updating its other core Web property – flickr. Yahoo has released two major updates for …

Yahoo Mail Redesign Is Now Upon Us Yahoo Mail Redesign Is Now Upon Us
· 7

About a month ago, reports came out that Yahoo was getting ready to launch a big redesign of Yahoo Mail to better compete with Gmail. That day has now come. The redesign was announced by CEO Marissa Mayer herself. “Email …

Yahoo Acquires OnTheAir Video Chat Team Yahoo Acquires OnTheAir Video Chat Team

Yahoo has made another talent acquisition with the pick-up of OnTheAir. Yahoo gave us this statement from SVP Emerging Products & Technology, Adam Cahan: “Hiring the most talented mobile product thinkers and engineers is a big priority for us moving …

Elections, iPhone 5, and Kim Kardashian Top 2012 Yahoo Searches Elections, iPhone 5, and Kim Kardashian Top 2012 Yahoo Searches
· 1

As the month of December rolls along, you can expect more and more of these types of lists to pop up. It’s that time of the year for the year-in-review wrap-ups, and today it’s Yahoo that’s giving us some insight …

Court Orders Yahoo To Pay $2.7 Billion Court Orders Yahoo To Pay $2.7 Billion

Yahoo has been ordered by a Mexican court to pay $2.7 billion in a suit brought by Worldwide Directories and Ideas Interactivas, who allege that Yahoo has breached contract related to a yellow pages listings service, and that they have …

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
· 1

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 Comedy Channel Gets New Onion Show Yahoo Comedy Channel Gets New Onion Show

Yahoo Screen has launched a new show on the Yahoo Comedy channel: The Onion’s Extremely Accurate History Of The Internet. The show is produced by Yahoo Studios and (of course) The Onion. “The new this show is a comical satirical …

Yahoo Mail About To Get A Big Refresh [Report] Yahoo Mail About To Get A Big Refresh [Report]
· 3

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 …

Here’s Another Possibility For Yahoo’s New Homepage Here’s Another Possibility For Yahoo’s New Homepage
· 31

We recently looked at a new Yahoo homepage that was reported to be in the process of a slow roll-out, but we haven’t seen much more about it over the past month or so. The design was somewhat different, but …