News tagged ‘yahoo’

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013

Yahoo to Focus on Personalized Content

Yahoo to Focus on Personalized Content

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

Redesigned Yahoo Mail Focuses on Speed and Mobile

Redesigned Yahoo Mail Focuses on Speed and Mobile

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

Yahoo! and Facebook to Collaborate in New Search Deal

Yahoo! and Facebook to Collaborate in New Search Deal

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 Prioritizes Mobile, and Puts Former Wildlife Photographer in Charge of Flickr

Yahoo Prioritizes Mobile, and Puts Former Wildlife Photographer in Charge of Flickr

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.

Yahoo Extends Interactive Platform on Samsung Smart TVs

Yahoo Extends Interactive Platform on Samsung Smart TVs

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

Marissa Mayer Appoints New Chief Marketing Officer

Marissa Mayer Appoints New Chief Marketing Officer

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

Ex-Google Executive Marissa Mayer Named as the New CEO of Yahoo

Ex-Google Executive Marissa Mayer Named as the New CEO of Yahoo

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 Offically Confirms Email Breach and is Still

Yahoo Offically Confirms Email Breach and is Still "Fixing the Vulnerability"

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 Turns Search Visual

Yahoo Axis Turns Search Visual

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

Yahoo Laying Off Up to 2,000 Employees

Yahoo Laying Off Up to 2,000 Employees

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.

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