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Alibaba steals Yahoo`s thunder ahead of IPO

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 13:01

If Yahoo appears back in favor, it can thank Alibaba, the Chinese Web giant in which it holds a big stake and that is set for a public stock offering.

`Chief Yahoo` David Filo returns to board

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 05:56

Yahoo announced the nomination Wednesday of three new board members, including company co-founder David Filo, who earned the nickname and formal job title of "Chief Yahoo."

Yahoo profit beats estimates at $312 mn

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 09:21

The California Internet company said it earned USD 312 million on revenues of USD 1.1 billion, topping most analyst forecasts.

Yahoo set to acquire high-end original video programming

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 14:45

With this move, Yahoo will be competing against the likes of Amazon, Hulu, Netflix etc.

Yahoo admits taking additional security measures to encrypt data

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 22:51

Yahoo has reportedly revealed that it has taken additional security measures in order to protect the data it handles and is also planning to encrypt additional services like Yahoo Messenger.

Yahoo Japan says to buy eAccess from SoftBank for $3.2 billion

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 14:29

SoftBank, which owns about 42.5 percent in Yahoo Japan, said in a separate statement that it would book a special gain of 55.7 billion yen for the fiscal year ending March 2015.

Yahoo partners with Yelp to bring local data in search results

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 11:50

Yahoo has reportedly partnered with online urban guide operator and business review site, Yelp, to bring local data to its search experience.

Yahoo to block sign-in to services via Facebook, Google

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 22:15

Yahoo has decided to block access to its services through Facebook or Google accounts, a feature that had been in place for years.

Yahoo testing Facebook-type app-install ads to boost mobile revenues

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 12:14

Yahoo is reportedly testing an ad unit which would be familiar to Facebook users in what is being seen as an attempt to boost its advertising revenue from mobile developers.

Yahoo buying binge continues with Vizify takeover

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:01

Yahoo on Wednesday added Vizify to the long list of startups it has bought since former Google executive Marissa Mayer took the helm less than two years ago.

Yahoo to stop user access of services with Facebook, Google Ids

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 10:49

Yahoo Inc will stop letting consumers access its various online services, including Fantasy Sports and photo-sharing site Flickr, by signing-in with their Facebook Inc or Google Inc credentials.

Yahoo! pours $1 bn on product development

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 13:23

Technology giant Yahoo! invested USD 1 billion in 2013 on product development to beef up its media, news and entertainment offerings to serve advertisers and consumers better as it takes head on giants like Google.