News tagged ‘yahoo’
Thursday, 8 Nov 2012
Yahoo will be focusing more on mobile services, according to an internal memo written by Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer. In the same memo, she also mentioned that Adam Cahan, a former National Geographic photographer, has been promoted and will be taking charge of Flickr.
Samsung announces a new partnership with Yahoo which sees the latter’s Broadcast Interactivity platform being integrated with the South Korean maker's range of 2012 Smart TVs.
Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012
Another new high level appointment for Yahoo as Kathy Savitt joins the team in the capacity of Chief Marketing Officer. She was the founder and CEO for social commerce company Lockerz and has worked for American Eagle and Amazon as well.
Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012
Marissa Mayer, an ex-Google executive who ran its search product and has extensive experience in the search business, has just been appointed as Yahoo's new CEO and President.
Friday, 13 Jul 2012
Yahoo has formally confirmed that the Yahoo Voices data breach did come from its servers, and that "approximately" 400,000 email addresses and passwords have been compromised in plain text online.
Thursday, 24 May 2012
Yahoo Axis is a new take on the search engine. The vertical listing of results in text formats used by competitors has been replaced with a visual representation with this new venture.
Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012
According to sources familiar with Yahoo, up to 2,000 employees could be let off in the coming days. More worryingly, this round of layoffs will only be the first of many to come.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2012
Popular photo uploading site Flickr is getting in line with the times and re-doing their website. The revamped version is expected to roll out by 28th February 2012.
Friday, 16 Dec 2011
With 2011 almost coming to a close, the search engines have decided to reveal what were the most common queries for the year. Both Google and Yahoo have announced results for the top 10 most searched items for 2011.
Monday, 24 Oct 2011
Google has been in touch with two private equity firms to potentially help them finance a buyout of Yahoo. Or the move might be an elaborate ploy to make Microsoft pay over the top for the same company.