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Yahoo to rename itself Altaba, CEO Mayer to leave board

PanARMENIAN.Net – Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) said Monday, Jan. 9 that it would rename itself Altaba Inc and Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer would step down from the board after the closing of its deal with Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N), Reuters reports. Yahoo has a deal to sell its core internet business, which includes its digital […]Read More

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Verizon to acquire Yahoo!

On Monday, US telecom giant Verizon announced acquisition of Yahoo! for a reported amount of US$4.83 billion (€4.36 billion). Per the all-cash deal, Verizon would own only the core web business — in particular, Yahoo! Japan and Alibaba would not be acquired by Verizon. Going public in 1996, Yahoo! provided e-mail service a year later. […]Read More

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Yahoo picks patent fight with Facebook

The foundering Web pioneer reportedly wants the social-networking giant to license 10 to 20 patents related to advertising and Web page personalization. Yahoo appears to be turning to patent licensing to boost its fortunes. Read more: news.cnet.comRead More

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India seeks web crackdown after failed talks with industry

Indian authorities today declared an intent to force web companies to screen content for “offensive” and “blasphemous material”. The move follows failed talks yesterday with Facebook, Google, Yahoo!, and Microsoft. Communications Minister Kapil Sibal says “My aim is that insulting material never gets uploaded”, and that web firms “will have to give us the data, […]Read More

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Study says Bing and Yahoo searches more effective than Google

A new Experian Hitwise report concludes that Yahoo Search and Microsoft’s Bing provide users with a higher search success rate. That raises an interesting question, which we’ll get to in a minute. But first the Experian Hitwise numbers: · 81.4% of searches using search.yahoo.com — which is powered by Microsoft’s search technology — resulted in […]Read More