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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
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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
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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
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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 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]
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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 …

Here’s Another Possibility For Yahoo’s New Homepage Here’s Another Possibility For Yahoo’s New Homepage
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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 …

Yahoo Bing Network Continues Growth Yahoo Bing Network Continues Growth

The Yahoo Bing Network has been rolling out in seven new markets in Europe and six in Latin America, bringing the total to 22 countries. “As we recently reported, search engine marketing continues to grow as a proportion of digital …

Here’s What Yahoo Is Doing For Election-Related Searches Here’s What Yahoo Is Doing For Election-Related Searches
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Yahoo put out a blog post outlining the various things it is doing with its search results for election-related queries. If you search “2012 Presidential Polls,” Yahoo will show you the latest national poll numbers at any given time: If …

Yahoo Finds Its Way Into Print Via Us Weekly And Rolling Stone Yahoo Finds Its Way Into Print Via Us Weekly And Rolling Stone

Yahoo announced a big deal today with Wenner Media, which will see editorial teams from both companies working together to produce new editorial franchises around entertainment topics. Us Weekly and Rolling Stone will have permanent branded pages on Yahoo’s omg! …

Yahoo Says Microsoft Is Making It Hard To Deliver Its Value Proposition To Users Yahoo Says Microsoft Is Making It Hard To Deliver Its Value Proposition To Users
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Yahoo slammed Microsoft today over its use of “Do Not Track” by default in Internet Explorer 10. This is interesting on several levels, but most notably because Yahoo and MIcrosoft are partners in search and advertising. Together, they have put …

Yahoo And Paramount Bring Back “Burning Love” For Two More Seasons

Yahoo and Paramount announced the renewal of its comedy series Burning Love, which debuted in June on Yahoo Screen. There will be at least two more seasons, beginning next year. “The star-studded first season of Burning Love, produced by Ben …

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 …

These Two Hires May Mean More Competition For Google These Two Hires May Mean More Competition For Google
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A couple of Google’s chief rivals have just made significant hires that may help them better compete with the Internet giant. Apple has hired William Strasior to run Siri, according to Kara Swisher at All Things D. Apple has already …

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: …

September U.S. Search Market: Google Up, Microsoft Flat, Yahoo Down September U.S. Search Market: Google Up, Microsoft Flat, Yahoo Down

comScore has released its latest numbers for the U.S. search market. They show Google sites up 0.3% in September at 66.7%, followed by Microsoft sites at 15.9% and Yahoo sites at 12.2%. Ask came in at 3.5%, and AOL came …