All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Yahoo’

Tumblr Continues To Get More Ads

Yahoo didn’t waste any time getting more ads on Tumblr once the acquisition was announced. In May, the company started showing sponsored posts to users on their dashboards on the desktop. Now, in December, they’re getting ready to launch their fifth ad unit – their second on mobile. Todd Wasserman at Mashable reports: This month, Tumblr is introducing its second …

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Not Even Yahoo Employees Want To Use Yahoo Mail

You know how everybody has been complaining about Yahoo Mail since they redesigned it (and then complaining more since they redesigned it again)? It would seem that it’s not just Yahoo Mail users that aren’t big on the product. Even Yahoo employees have been refusing to use it. Are you a Yahoo Mail user? Have you taken issue with recent …

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Katie Couric Officially Works For Yahoo

Yahoo continues to add high-profile names to Yahoo News with the addition of Katie Couric to the staff as its new Global Anchor. CEO Marissa Mayer announced the news this morning via blog post, sharing her enthusiasm about the acquisition. “I’ve always respected Katie for her thoughtful, charismatic approach to journalism,” she wrote. “From pivotal coverage of natural disasters and …

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Katie Couric Leaving Television for the Internet?

(image)Katie Couric is reportedly in negotiations to end her contract with ABC News in order to join Yahoo, where she will host a streaming interview show that will be aired on the company’s website. According to an ABC News executive who requested anonymity before talks were complete, said that this move would be a bold one for Couric, but one …

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Katie Couric Leaving ABC For Yahoo

Rumors recently began circulating that famed news anchor Katie Couric was set to be leaving ABC News for a stint on Yahoo. Sources at E! have now confirmed that the The Hollywood Reporter‘s exclusive announcement is correct. ABC officials have not released any statements yet, but it is speculated that an announcement – including what Katie will be doing at …

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Katie Couric Leaving ABC for Yahoo

Katie Couric is reportedly leaving ABC News, where she works as a special correspondent, for Yahoo. The online giant plans to host Katie’s online streaming video interview show. While nothing is yet set in stone, serious negotiations are underway and Yahoo seems hopeful about gaining the media sweetheart. The Hollywood Reporter claims Katie Couric will exit her contract with ABC …

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Yahoo Launches Flickr Photo Books

Yahoo has decided to add a new revenue stream to Flickr with the launch of Photo Books, which let users order books comprised of their photos. “Pick your favorite photo set, click on the Photo Book icon, and we’ll automatically turn it into a beautiful book for you,” says Flickr VP Tom Hughes. “In almost no time, you can turn …

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Xbox One More Anticipated Than PS4, According To Yahoo

Sony’s PS4 was released on Friday, and Microsoft’s Xbox One will be released exactly a week later. Obviously both consoles have been highly anticipated by gamers, and will compete for their dollars. Yahoo shared some search trend data with us, looking at the popularity of these systems in terms of users’ queries. “Yahoo users are heavily debating which system is …

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Mayer: All Yahoo Products Will Be Encrypted By End Of Q1

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced on Monday that the company plans to have all information that moves between its data centers (meaning data from all Yahoo products) encrypted by the end of Q1 2014. It will also offer users an option to encrypt all data flow to and from Yahoo by that same time. She also said that the company …

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Yahoo Is Auctioning Off These ‘Premium’ Domain Names (Stuff Like Sandwich.com And Religious.net)

Yahoo just announced that it is auctioning off over a hundred “premium” domain names. “When you’re a company that’s been around as long as Yahoo, there are lots of fun things that you stumble across,” says Kevin Kramer, Deputy General Counsel for Yahoo. “This year, we found a huge list of domain names that the company has owned for quite …

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Yahoo News Gets Yet Another New York Times Columnist With Matt Bai Hire

Yahoo continues to build its news team, adding Matt Bai as a new Yahoo News National Political Columnist. Bai is the former chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine.Yahoo says in his new role he’ll offer “unique commentary and deep analysis of politics in Washington and around the country.” This is the third recent hire from the New …

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Yahoo Finance Gets A Web Refresh

Earlier this week, Yahoo announced the launch of a new Yahoo Finance app for the iPhone and iPad. Today, the company follows up that news with the launch of a new web experience for the service. Here’s what that looks like: “This clean new design aims to provide you with access to the stocks you care about, a stream of …

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