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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”
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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
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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
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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 …