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Out of Search Business, Yahoo Shifts Its Focus

Its search engine now in the hands of Microsoft, Yahoo plans to focus on display ads, content and mobile services.


Microsoft, Yahoo agree on ad partnership

Microsoft, Yahoo agree on ad partnership

Microsoft Corp and Yahoo Inc have agreed to an online search and advertising partnership, in an attempt to rival Google Inc, that will be announced within 24 hours, a source familiar with the ...


Microsoft, Yahoo Still Negotiating; Deal Could Be Announced Any Time

The much anticipated Microsoft/Yahoo search alliance is in the "final stages of negotiation" says a source close to Yahoo, and may be signed at any time. The two companies have been negotiating the terms of the transaction for weeks, and our source says that the deal guys are largely out of the process now.


Sources: Yahoo Looking to Sell HotJobs

Internet giant Yahoo Inc is looking to sell HotJobs and Yahoo Small Business as part of its drive to shed its non-core assets, peHUB, owned by ThomsonReuters, said, citing sources familiar to the matter.



Yahoo to Launch New Homepage

Yahoo to Launch New Homepage

Yahoo is expected to launch its new homepage Tuesday, months earlier than previously planned.


Bing Reports 8 Percent Visitor Growth Its First Month After Launch

Microsoft is definitely relishing its Bing moment, communicating gains in market share every chance it gets to build a story of steady progression against both Google and Yahoo.


Yahoo Newspaper Consortium Adds Five Members

The possible sale of Yahoo’s HotJobs would be a huge blow for members of the Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) Newspaper Consortium, as the alliance is the only source of help-wanted-ad revenue for nearly 200 papers. But that’s apparently not deterring papers from joining.


Yahoo! shuts! failed! social! networking! site!!

Yahoo! is shutting its unloved social networking site, Yahoo! 360, next month.The closure follows the shuttering of services Y! 360 aimed at college graduates and Mash, two other networking efforts opened in 2007 and then quietly closed. Yahoo!


Yahoo Quietly Pulls The Plug On Geocities

Not with a bang, but with a whimper. Yahoo! is unceremoniously closing GeoCities, one of the original web-hosting services acquired by Yahoo! in 1999 for $2.87 billion.


Yahoo Teams With Newspapers To Sell Ads

More on NewspapersTerry Widener has been selling newspaper ads for 35 years. But until last fall, Ms. Widener, a 53-year-old saleswoman at The Knoxville News Sentinel in Knoxville, Tenn., had never sold an Internet ad.

Then in a two-week sales "blitz" intended to test an innovative partnership between newspapers and Yahoo, she persuaded advertisers to buy $200,000 in online ads that ran on the paper's Web site and on Yahoo. That represented about a seventh of the amount she typically sells in an entire year.


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