News tagged ‘yahoo’
Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013
New Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro has hinted that the company will be focusing more on personalized content. This would help make Yahoo relevant again, and possibly turn it into a destination that users trust and return to.
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012
Yahoo has just released a completely redesigned Yahoo Mail, which places heavy emphasis on speed and efficiency. Yahoo updated the existing web client and Android app with the new design, while introducing new apps for the iPhone and Windows 8 platform.
Monday, 19 Nov 2012
Reports allege that top executives from Yahoo! and Facebook have met to discuss about a possible new search deal that could benefit both companies.
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.