Yahoo! Trolling
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As with all popular websites that provide message forums for its users, the Internet portal Yahoo! is the frequent target of Internet trolls. However, because the site does not target a specific audience, unlike other popular websites such as Slashdot, … Read More

Yahoo! – The rise
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January 1994: Jerry Yang and David Filo create “Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web” while studying at Stanford University. April 1994: “Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web” is re-named “Yahoo!” March 1995: Yahoo! is incorporated. 1995: Ziff Davis … Read More

Criticism and controversy of Yahoo
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  The Yahoo! Holdings controversy In April 2005, Shi Tao, a journalist working for a Chinese newspaper, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Changsha Intermediate People’s Court of Hunan Province, China (First trial case no 29), for … Read More

Yahoo!
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Traded as NASDAQ: YHOO, NASDAQ-100 Component, S&P 500 Component Industry Internet Founded March 1, 1995 Founder(s) Jerry Yang, David Filo Headquarters Sunnyvale, California, U.S. Area served Worldwide Key people Maynard Webb (Interim Chairman), Marissa Mayer (CEO) Products See Yahoo! products … Read More

Yahoo! advertising revenue
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Yahoo! results and its forecast for current-quarter sales pleased the investors; Yahoo’s shares boost almost 6% in extended trading after the market close. “It was a clean ‘beat’ quarter, you see signs of stabilization, which is very positive.” says Sandeep … Read More

Delicious, version 2.0
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del.icio.us has just become Delicious. Faster and easier. And, I hope to be at least same useful as it was the previous version. Yahoo! blog lists some of the improved characteristics of the new web site: speed (new platform), search(faster, … Read More

Yahoo spurns Microsoft last offer
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Like I said in a previous post, the strategy of a big company like Microsoft to buy a big company like Yahoo!, cannot be based on a simple offer only. It takes into consideration multiple denies of the targeted company, … Read More

One more try for Microsoft to buy Yahoo
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As I said in a previous post when everyone considered Microsoft gave up, it lost a battle, but not the war. Such a transaction is not a simple business deal, to make an offer and wait for an answer. It … Read More

Yahoo! vs. Carl Icahn
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A new move of Yahoo!’s board: a letter in response to Carl Icahn’s announcement regarding his intention to nominate a slate of ten directors to Yahoo!’s board of directors at the 2008 annual meeting of stockholders: Dear Mr. Icahn: We … Read More

Yahoo join the mobile market with oneConnect
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If I’d had enough money I’d invest it right now in the mobile industry. It is a real explosion, many of the biggest Internet companies are interested now in this market. Yahoo announced on Tuesday the launch of a new … Read More

The big known surprise: Microsoft buys Yahoo!
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So, the decisive step is done: Microsoft Corp. has made a bid to buy Yahoo Inc. for $44.6 billion, in order to better compete with Google Inc. If Yahoo! agree, it will be the problem of the U.S. Justice Department … Read More

Google and Yahoo! top search keywords for 2007
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Big differences between the two statistics for top search keywords for the last year. It seems that Yahoo! search was used mainly for entertainment, while US people searched with Google for a more diversified terms, especially social networks. As specified … Read More

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